[buug] Y2K and Related Papers?
khogoboom at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 19:38:11 PDT 2011
>>>>> Our Computer Science department has been dominated by Communism and
>>>>> Russian Socialism since Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941. They
>>>>> wouldn't teach us what we need to know after they attacked us,
>>>>> especially after re-attacking us on 9/11 instead of checking their own
>>>>> nuclear reactors and weapons for Y2K problems.
>>>> And protecting our precious bodily fluids!
>>> Nice Rick, but I don't quite follow you on that one. ...
>> Turn of your CRM114 discriminator!
> Doh, I meant off.
Unfortunately, I grew up in a poor family with no father as a result
of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the Korean and Viet Nam wars, so I
didn't have one of those when I was growing up. Nor did I have a
TRS-80 or a Cromemco or even a TI calculator. I didn't encounter a
computer that I could work on until I was about 20 years old. It's
different being a girl from a poor family who grows up on the west
coast than guys who suckled on MIT electronics like a lot of east
coast people apparently did. I was encouraged to learn how to type
and to balance a checkbook. My first job was babysitting when I was
11 years old, not building a computer in a garage.
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