tomorrow is April fools day let's be careful out there #CortanaIFTTTMastodon
it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood #CortanaIFTTTMastodon
Here is the book... Still a lesson or two for Silly Valley to learn from it...
Fumbling the Future: How Xerox Invented Then Ignored the First Personal Computer https://www.amazon.com/dp/0688069592/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_nh5NCbQB03S62
There is a book about Xerox called "Fumbling The Future" that talks about how Xerox invented a lot of advances in computing and then failed to bring them to market.
Here is a commercial from that era...
Wow airlines declares bankruptcy, strands passengers...
Just found out the Private Rail Car Deering has cancelled all of their upcoming Trips due to Amtrak's inability to provide "parking space" for the private car at Union Station or the Ivy City Yard (Both in DC). Given recent tussles between the Private Car owners and AMTRAK (including an OIG report supporting the owners point of view on impact/costs) I'm a bit suspicious.
This hits a lot of what I think went wrong at the end of Al Franken's time in the Senate...
Where is Earth?
You should know.
It's not our system. Scan. I can't believe this. Contact traffic control.
This is commercial towing vehicle Nostromo, out of the Solomons, registration number 180924609, calling Antarctica traffic control. Do you read me? Over.
Commercial towing vehicle Nostromo, out of the Solomons, registration number 180924609.
Calling Antarctica traffic control. Do you read me, Antarctica? Over.
See below for Fun* on a B737 Max**
*Contains no actual fun
**Unclear if it was an 8, 9, etc.
This morning's news that the all female astronaut spacewalk was canceled due to issues with spacesuits in the right size is a chronic challenge for females everywhere. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47703734
Donuts, is there anything they can't do?
Current activity: Waiting for the house to open on an Opera that @adelheid is in...
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