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Quotes of the day [Aug. 27th, 2002|09:04 am]
Peter Sheil
Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equpped with 18,000 vaccuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1.5 tons.
unknown, Popular Mechanics, March 1949
and my laptop has far more power and only weighs that much at the end of a long day with all its attachments. note to self - must backup the hard drive and delete unwanted files to help reduce weight.

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
Erica Jong

'Whom are you?' he asked, for he had attended business college.
George Ade (1866 - 1944), "The Steel Box", 1898

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947)
I'm feeling old these days.

Peace
peter
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[User Picture]From: pianoman
2002-08-26 11:35 pm (UTC)
Delete unwanted files to reduce weight? Ooooooookay.

(I knew you were a sick man ... now you confirmed it in public. Haha!)
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[User Picture]From: petersheil
2002-08-27 01:30 am (UTC)

Re:

It must be true 'cos I saw it in a Dilbert strip.
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