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Drew Derbyshire
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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Software Hobbit.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Software Hobbit.

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I don't normally push a post I've written, but read this one.

You'll either feel smug because you already did what I asked, or embarrassed because you haven't.
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I was down talking to the staff at Living Computer Museum, + Labs, and noticed this on a shelf.

The Book That Started it all ... especially after +Valdis Klētnieks told Mike Coss the actual job name that ROSCOE, the online editor, ran under.

And there was the Tiger Teaming I did against ROSDATA until +Jeffrey Honig decided no mortal would ever think of the stuff I came up with to beat the security he wrote.

(Bonus points if you have any clue what the book is sitting on.)
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Someone to Lay Down Beside Me
We now have four heated cat beds in the form of three bowls and one mat. I installed each one at usual hangout spots: Whitey's bowl is tucked in the corner of Katherine's office just past the head of her writing futon, PW's bowl is in the opposite corner of...
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Dinner for Two
Penwiper may be the creature in the Kitten Farm PNW with the strongest drives and habits. When Whitey climbs a tower to reach the top of the adjoining bookshelf, Penwiper will be there right after him to take on station on the top of the tower (trapping Whi...
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AIM says instant messaging began there in 1987. What was I using in 1985 at Clarkson, a telegraph?
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Trying to see why a specific caller (group) doesn't ring the Google Voice numbers it should, I see the "new" Google voice doesn't HAVE groups. This startles me, since it was an important feature of the legacy interface.

And yes, I know still use the legacy interface.

I've lost count of the number of Google products which go through major revamps, and get shipped before they have feature parity.

cc: +Alex Wiesen
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The Quiet Hunter Hunts
So we eat dinner last night, do the dishes, feed the boys, open most of the windows, and  +Katherine Derbyshire  heads upstairs. My job before following her is to rake the litter box and open the laundry room window above it, also known as The Whitey Window...
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Pop quiz time for +Jeffrey Honig and +Valdis Klētnieks: How much memory did the Clarkson 4341 have after it got upgraded?

(I thought it has WAY more it than current online documents state it supported.)
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https://twitter.com/swhobbit/status/885582618493767680

"I think from a practical standpoint, most people would have taken that meeting," - @realDonaldTrump

YOU would have:

(see the original tweet for the choices)
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