Computer Knowledge

Path: athena.cs.uga.edu!emory!ogicse!uwm.edu!cs.utexas.edu!uunet!looking!funny-request From: denelsbe@cs.unc.edu (Kevin Denelsbeck) Newsgroups: rec.humor.funny Subject: Lessons Learned From Comp 4 Keywords: computer, funny Message-ID: [S317.5889@looking.on.ca] Date:...

Awesome UNIX chdir program

Path: athena.cs.uga.edu!emory!swrinde!zaphod.mps.ohio-state.edu!uunet.ca!xenitec!looking!funny-request From: baur@mdcbbs.com (Steve Baur) Newsgroups: rec.humor.funny Subject: NEED HELP FAST !!!!!!!!! Keywords: original, computer, smirk Message-ID:...

A Day in the Life of a SysAdmin

from: tfarrell@lynx.dac.neu_dot-edu (Thomas Farrell) Newsgroups: comp.unix.admin, alt.sysadmin.recovery subject: Re: I need a job… Date: 4 May 1995 00:29:51 GMT Organization: Northeastern University, Boston, MA. 02115, USA Magneto (magneto@news.epix-dot_net)...

The Evolution of a Programmer

From High School to CEO High School/Jr.High 10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD” 20 END First year in College program Hello(input, output) begin writeln(‘Hello World’) end. Senior year in College (defun hello (print (cons ‘Hello (list ‘World))))...

Me and My PDP11

From: lape@me.chalmers.se (Lars Persson) Newsgroups: alt.folklore.computers Subject: Me and my PDP… (long) Message-ID: <ByM0CI.5EJ@news.chalmers.se> Date: 2 Dec 92 02:02:41 GMT Organization: Chalmers University of Technology Lines: 234 Way back in the old...

VAXen Don’t Belong Everywhere

gopher://wiretap.area.com/00/Library/Techdoc/Lore/vaxen.not” obrien@aero.UUCP Newsgroups: rec.humor.funny Subject: VAXen, my children, just don’t belong some places Message-ID: <2844@looking.UUCP> Date: 1 Mar 89 11:30:05 GMT Lines: 277 ( I’ve...

Old Iron at Home

Newsgroups: alt.folklore.computers,comp.sys.dec Path: spies!sgiblab!swrinde!sdd.hp.com!crash!ryptyde!scott From: scott@ryptyde.cts.com (Scott McClure) Subject: Old Iron at Home Stories (List) Organization: Ryptyde TimeSharing, San Diego, CA Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1993...

The Story of Mel

The Story of Mel Source: usenet:utastro!nather, 21 May 1983. Maybe they do now, in this decadent era of Lite beer, hand calculators and “user-friendly” software but back in the Good Old Days, when the term “software” sounded funny and Real...

The Loginataka

(This was originally a Usenet response to some eager newbie questions.) Speak, O Guru: How can I become a Unix Wizard? O, Nobly Born: know that the Way to Wizardhood is long, and winding, and Fraught with Risks. Thou must Attune thyself with the Source, attaining the...