Re: [OT] RIP Netscape
On 31/12/2007, Marc Shapiro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Adrian Levi wrote:
> > On 30/12/2007, Celejar <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 29 Dec 2007 16:52:54 -0600
> >> Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>> "Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft ... and
> >>> the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor."
> >>> Wernher von Braun
> >> Reminds me of Asimov's "The Feeling of Power":
> >> http://downlode.org/Etext/power.html
> >> Celejar
> > Thanks for posting that, I really enjoyed reading that. I Asimov was a
> > forward thinker. To write that in his time(1958), even now it has
> > context and is believable...
> But at only 49 years old it is unlikely to be out of copyright! A lot
> of the items on that site may be in the public domain, but an Asimov
> short story is unlikely to be one of them. I see nothing on the site
> that suggests that this individual has checked for copyright on the text
> that he has posted. He only says that the items are things that
> interest him.
> I know that most people don't think about these things, but my wife is a
> librarian, so she always does, and it has gotten me into the habit of
> thinking about it, too.
> Marc Shapiro
It's also available on this website and does attribute copyright, go figure.
24x7x365 != 24x7x52 Stupid or bad maths?
<erno> hm. I've lost a machine.. literally _lost_. it responds to
ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.