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Vacuum cleaner

Yesterday, our vacuum cleaner was no longer working as it should, so I started troubleshooting it. I found dust clogged in the tube due to a vacuumed needle and a coin blocking the pathway. The who...

Focus

One word that Apple iOS 15 upgrade reminded us, the technologists and the tech-savvy consumers, to commit ourselves to is: Focus

RIP Sir Clive Sinclair

RIP Sir Clive Sinclair, an Engish genius who helped shape home computing in the late seventies and early eighties. He invented the first mass computer for under 100 pounds, the ZX 80, and produced ...

Linux 30th Anniversary

Happy 30th birthday today, Linux. From Wiki History of Linux (https://lnkd.in/gq_HnS_r) “As Torvalds wrote in his book Just for Fun,[13] he eventually ended up writing an operating system kernel. ...

The Phone

A piece of history - how digital communication started - Bell System

Without Me You're Nothing: The Essential Guide to Home Computers

Lately, I ‘ve been reading an old vintage book on computers: Frank Herbert (creator of Dune) book “Without Me You ‘re Nothing: The Essential Guide to Home Computers” published in 1981 (ISBN 0671412...

Upper Case and Lower Case Letters

Do you know why typing capital letters on a computer keyboard is commonly called “upper case” and small characters are called “lower case”? In the 18th century, letterpress printing was done on a w...

60-year-old transistor radio

Japan has always played a significant role in the development of computers and electronics. For the computer history passionate, such as myself, the Information Processing Society of Japan website ...

Mahatma Gandhi

Inspiring quote from Mahatma Gandhi “ Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it because you can’t know. You can’t ever really know the meaning of your l...

Keeping The Planet

Saw this outside a gallery. It reminds me of the baby in Stanley Kubrick Space Odyssey 2001