• 80 into 800 won’t go

    I recently tried to back up the contents of an 80 GB hard drive to a single 800 MB CD My first work PC was a 3270-PC. It had a 10 megabyte hard disk drive which took me nearly a year to fill up. My first home computer was a PS/2 Model 80. It ran…

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  • My desk name plate is 24 years old

    My desk name plate celebrated its 21st birthday three years ago. In June 1985 I attended a course entitled PSL/PSA. The Instructor was Rolf Moerman, the course manager was Jon Tappy. I can’t remember anything about the course except a) I have a photo of the class and can recognise 5 in the picture (including…

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  • Give your computer a nice name

    I had a computer called Drinkstable… as in “I haven’t had a drink all night occifer” Are computers people too? Perhaps not, but they can have nicer names than “IBM-B7L3R8616″ I’ve named computers after film characters, favorite music and jokes. There was forrest, majordan (should have been lieutenant dan), jenny and drillsergeant. We had two…

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  • Draw diagrams with 8 boxes

    In the early 90’s we were still drawing diagrams using box characters in Script. My colleagues pointed out that many of my diagrams consisted of 8 boxes. After some consideration I replied that this gave me an edge as … most people can only remember 7 things at any one time. … and the one…

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  • I’ve never won a project naming competition

    For Technical Infrastructure my slogan was “tired of doing it by hand… then get yourself a FlowJob”. For the recent CLS competition my submission was in the form of a poem. The bean counters at CLS desired a slogan blue They offered wide screen for success in competition. TRUE! The entries varied, more or less…

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