Oct 30 2014

I missed that part. The company replaced a PDP-11 machine that ran TOPS-20 with a VAX 11-780, so I was exposed to the lockstep control of VMS and then later to some little Ultrix boxes. What an amazing difference between the two. VMS was like working with a control freak while Ultrix was, 'What's up, dude?' The Read more

Oct 28 2014

Can I work from my attic? I'm kind of stuck up here and can't figure out what to do about the people that moved into my house. I tried reading the handbook, but it reads like stereo instructions.

Oct 24 2014

Meanwhile on Valleywag there would be an article about how evil Google execs are "gentrifying" the stratosphere and driving out the original residents.

Oct 24 2014

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy opens with the deaths of 6 billion people, so, meh.

Oct 21 2014

I'm not armoring any more, but if you're serious, there are people who do it for hire. Or you could join your local SCA group and learn to do it yourself.

Apr 25 2013

I would highly recommend "The Five Love Languages" by Gary Chapman. It talks about how to figure out how you best perceive affection and support from a partner, and how to help communicate your love and affection toward your partner in *their* love language. Read more