/. shared a nine/9 pages Computerworld's slideshow gallery (one ugly web page) showing "Data storage -- then and now -- As the size of storage drives shrink, capacity increases -- dramatically. Here is a look at how data storage has changed over the last six/6 decades..."
This funny Dilbert comic strip shows the (r/w)ude way to text to people with hearing problems
VideoSift shared an amusing four/4 minutes YouTube video showing "Ballad of a WiFi Hero ... animated adaptation of the famed McSweeney's Internet Tendency piece, 'In Which I Fix My Girlfriend's Grandparents' WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero...'"
This Brevity comic strip shows computers do dump users. Ouch. :(
Rudolf (Rudy) E. Havenstein's funny tweet shows "You young whippersnappers think your generation is the first ones to discover 'selfies'? The 'LOL' as the kids say."
TechHive shared a fifteen/15 pages screen capture/shot gallery showing "Relive the 1990s with these ancient, still-functioning websites ... The 1990s were also when most of the public first encountered all the digital magic the 'World Wide Web' (WWW) had to offer. The Internet has been through a lot in the subsequent decades, but you can still visit a number of stubborn vestiges of these primordial days.
MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."
This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/
Deconstruction Zone -- Building Bridges and Supercomputers Is Tough, but Demolishing Them Is Just as Hard.Submitted by ant on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 4:17pm. Art/Design | History | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Sight Seeings | Technology | Transportation/Travel | Work
History venerates the builders of great bridges, dams, and towers. But rare are commemorative plaques for the un-builders--those charged with the equally heroic task of dismantling those grand structures, once they become dowdy, obsolete, or downright dangerous.