I keep having to remind myself that this is the same era that was about to be amazed by a briefcase sized wireless phone, and a Compaq branded “portable” computer that was the size of a large suitcase. I’m not sure what I find less believable, that someone would climb a tree with [...]
"Hey, do you have that USB stick I gave you?"
Hey, remember years ago, when someone who wrote for a newspaper discovered this remarkable thing called “email”, and much to the annoyance of his supervisor, decided to get all of his correspondence in email, rather than on the phone or through typed-out memos? [...]
While computer technology continues to improve, and the levels of reliability we now experience on a plain old desktop home PC are lightyears beyond anything we could have even hoped to achieve only twenty years ago, somehow, mysteriously, the frequency with which computers are blamed for problems, errors, misunderstandings and missed deadlines has [...]