#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
Networking/Religion Humor Show more
Various religions were concerned about adopting TCP because every transaction began with two SYNs.
Slack's new logo is a playdoh swastika https://boingboing.net/2019/01/16/slacks-new-logo-is-a-playdoh.html #mistakes #Post
Something about the new @SlackHQ logo makes me feel like I need to wash my hands after touching it. https://slackhq.com/say-hello-new-logo
Slashdot headline: "New Satellite Network Will Make It Impossible For a Commercial Airplane To Vanish"
Incorrect. If the transponder is turned off on the aircraft, the new system cannot track it. Having said that, it will definitely improve aircraft monitoring in areas where RADAR is not available.
How is merging all that customer data working for you Goog?
This is a screen shot of Google Earth Pro centered on New Jersey Avenue South East at Virginia Ave SE in Washington, DC, USA. The neighborhood picture that Google matches this with was taken in the state of New Jersey and shows the skyline of New York City. 🤣
A cow escaped from a rodeo 6 months ago and no one can catch her https://boingboing.net/2019/01/16/a-cow-escaped-from-a-rodeo-6-m.html #DelightfulCreatures #Post
Lincoln Memorial Empty After Former President’s Statue Furloughed https://politics.theonion.com/lincoln-memorial-empty-after-former-president-s-statue-1831802254 #governmentshutdown #vol55issue03 #news
Because it amused me, I created a Lin-Manuel Miranda bot at botsin.space to feed the twitter posts of Lin-Manuel Miranda. If you're interested follow. @Lin_Manuel_Bot.
Another example that there are good people out there...
Star Trek Plot Twist Show more
None of the safety features of the holodeck fail.
@bclindner NC right? You are in the city?
Couldn't even spring for Ben's Chili Bowl????
If you visit DC eat here http://benschilibowl.com/locations/the-bens-chili-bowl/
This is exactly why I was talking about needing a guide for dealing with psychopaths. A minority of individuals should not have the ability to ruin things for the community (psychopath or not).
Announcement: We write this with tears in our eyes, this year 2019 will be our last year having a DerbyCon.
Thank you all for the continued support, it was just time for us to end on a high-note.
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