Monday, July 25, 2016

It’s Not a Bug, It’s a Tumor: ArnoldC, The Programming Language [some NSFW language]

Creative Commons Lon R. Fong
  Finally, a programming language I can get into!  Someone (or a group of someones) has decided to develop a language derived from campy Arnold Schwarzenegger movie one-liners and dubbed it "ArnoldC" - THIS IS PURE GENIUS. Direct from GitHub (a collaboration site for developing software): "Although the...

To My Users: It’s A LAPtop. [comic]

  EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.   via:

Fax To Email. Why Not? [video]

I kinda feel bad for the guy - but did he not float this idea by his buddies first? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Un6pRnm56Rc?start=1118] via:

Found The Guy That Works On Internet Explorer! [video]

This came to us via email submission. Claudio J. CHIABAI has a sharp eye for spotting crappy code! ______________________________________________________________________ [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tZQtU8QiiY?rel=0]  

Fun Diversion: The Restart Page [fun]

Wow, this brings back memories.  I should have linked this for Wayback Wednesday, but it is just too cool to share. Watch the boot sequences for some major OS's throughout the past 20+ years.  I spy OS/2 Warp, early MacIntosh releases, Windows 3.1.  There's even...

IT Achievements unlocked! [IT Fun!]

With extra special thanks to EvilRouters for permission to re-publish these. If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are.  As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like...

Happy Sysadmin Day! The Web Site is Down: Chipadmin [video] NSFW

As always, this video from TheWebSiteDown is NSFW (because of language)...FYI ;) [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8QjArjcjbQ] via:

Wayback Wednesday: Own a piece of history – Matthew Broderick’s Wargames IMSAI 8080 up for sale

If you are in your late 30's or above, you may remember going to the theater to to watch the dubious story of Matthew Broderick accidentally "starting" thermonuclear war with his home computer in Wargames.  At the time, it probably seemed all too realistic...