I finally got around to watching the movie “Serenity” recently, and I was startled to find that it contained unmistakable references to Forbidden Planet.
When I wrote a few days ago about how Arthur C. Clarke predicted the World Wide Web, I was not aware that he had actually inspired its creation.
Arthur C. Clarke has died. To commemorate his passing, I’d like to highlight yet another of his predictions that has come true: the World Wide Web.
I had never heard of Jonathan Coulton until a week ago.
I just received an e-mail informing me that I’ve won a large sum of money in a lottery.
I’m going to tell you a story. It’s long and meandering, goes into unnecessary detail to an absurd degree, and ultimately turns out to be pointless. You should skip it if you could spend the time doing something useful. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
From time to time, I’ve seen statements in computer magazines that one year of real time equals some larger number of Internet years. The implication, I suppose, is that things happen much faster on the Net than they do in real life.
It wasn’t my fault! Gail made me do it!
I just checked my Gmail spam folder and was astonished to find that the German spam has stopped.
About two days ago, I started receiving numerous spam e-mail messages in German.