‘I sometimes find, and I am sure you know the feeling, that I simply have too many thoughts and memories crammed into my mind. […] At these times,’ said Dumbledore, indicating the stone basin, ‘I use the Pensieve.’ – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, p. 518–9
This is my equivalent. Thoughts here are ones I needed to write down so they’d stop pestering me and so I could put them aside without worrying about forgetting them. Consequently, this site is read-only: no feedback, because that would be against its purpose.
Why Johnny Won’t Code
A tangent off David Brin’s article of a similar name.
The Personal Computer Era (1977–93)
You think your computer is still a personal computer? Think again.
How The World Of Programming Got Hosed
The developments that took away programming’s bright, attracting glow.
Sailing the Digital Seas
A no-holds-barred analogy of computers to ships traces the history of digital machine usage.
The Quantum Leaps of Computing
What does and what doesn’t create revolutions in computing.
A Stroll Through INPUT Magazine
Trying to convey those times through a mid-1980s computing magazine.
Computer holy wars today are a fool’s pastime.
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