#partial #introduction The RELAY network on BITNET was the inspiration for IRC. Nodes were known by their address (RELAY@BITNIC) and a nickname, traditionally a location (New_York). One exception was the node nicknamed "TwiliteZne", based at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. Rumor has it that the chief student operator (me) picked that because no one knew where the heck Potsdam was. See http://phrack.org/issues/23/5.html for a partial node list and a few tidbits of ancient network history.
Everyone has a monster inside of us. Everyone has an Angel too. It is about who you are going to be. -- Lisa Joy, Director of S2E4 of #WestWorld
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Various religions were concerned about adopting TCP because every transaction began with two SYNs.
So I've been quietly bringing my radio station online and we are having a show tonight at 8PM Eastern (00:00 UTC). Incoher-RANT Talk and Awful Music Radio. You can find a listen link, and an invite to our slack channel at http://bomb.shelter.radio.am/
All* my group& dinners% go like this...~
&Group of one or more, including myself
%Any meal actually
~This may or may not be true
Extract from a NYT Headline...
"New Jersey Wants Revenge."
That isn't news, that has been true since the beginning of naked bathing in the Raritan River(*).
Whole headline here: https://route66.social/@nytimes/101937512753773186
(*) - From the musical "1776"
I don't normally ask for this kind of crap, but I'm really happy with how @xkcd turned out and I'd like it to be a part of a lot more timelines.
If you have a chance, check it out... If you like it, please give it a boost.
So I should be back to Internet Radio Broadcasting next week. Some details posted at http://bomb.shelter.radio.am/ with more to come.
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service sent a memo this week to stores, telling managers: "News channels should not be shown on common area TVs due to their divisive political nature."
I only heard six words of her conversation but I (and everyone in a several-yard radius) knew she was a DC local: "WORST TWO WEEKS OF THE YEAR."
I'm like, lady, normal residents know to avoid things like the Tidal Basin footpath if they hate crowds (though apparently there's a nice lull between the spent-the-night sunrise crowd and the drove-down-from-Philly midday crowd), just like normal Wichitans avoid driving through downtown during Riverfest, Philadelphians during Thanksgiving parade, etc.
Borrowing from @SuperFloppies...
What was the computer you used in High School?
For me, it was a Commodore PET.
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