- Fun with exploding CDs! Done before (far more scientifically), but still amusing.
- Spam war settles into mobile phones. SMS is the new SPAM. Or the new black. Or something.
- SCO Says to Act Against IBM if No Deal by Friday. IBM says "Yeah whatever!"
- The Little Coder's Predicament.
In the 1980s, you could look up from your Commodore 64, hours after purchasing it, with a glossy feeling of empowerment, achieved by the pattern of notes spewing from the speaker grille in an endless loop.In short: users are very removed from their computers/consoles these days. Our houses contain infinitely more computing power than the first space shuttles, but kids learn less than when they had Commodore 64s. Witout this early start, would today's coders be as adept? What of tomorrow's coders? It's important to consider such stuff.