#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.
The average driver in the D.C. area lost 87 hours to traffic congestion in 2017, at a cost of $2,007 in lost time and wasted fuel, according to the transportation group TRIP.
Congestion in the Baltimore region caused the average driver to lose 50 hours, at a cost of $1,220.
Apparently "Goin' to Pound Town" resonates with these Texans...
Seen on Fark, which found it on Birdland...
tl;dr - Economic Report of the President includes "Kathryn Janeway" and "J. T. Hutt" among fictional and famous list of interns.
Report can be found at the bottom of this page, I checked it... The names are there.
Ok, so I have a tweet that's getting kind of popular on birbsite and I want to share the essence here too:
A guy tweeted that MySpace had lost all the music uploaded to it from 2003-2015. " An entire archive just... gone, forever."
So... this is your periodic reminder that uploading stuff to a website isn't an archive.
Limited time offers...
Disable fare collection at selected Toronto transit stations - https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/toronto-man-finds-apparent-glitch-on-presto-1.5061232?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link&ICID=ref_fark
At participating airports, buy two hot dogs and get a free Boeing 737 MAX 8.
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Kansas City sounds like it might be fun.
A study shows that 3 people in a conference room can result in a CO2 levels that can impair cognitive functioning in just 2 hours.
Any decisions made at the end of the meeting are made in a mentally deficient state.
This is a must-read that's basically about my current existence:
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