General Computing

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Data storage -- then and now.

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/. shared a nine/9 pages Computerworld's slideshow gallery (one ugly web page) showing "Data storage -- then and now -- As the size of storage drives shrink, capacity increases -- dramatically. Here is a look at how data storage has changed over the last six/6 decades..."

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The Mac and other things turning 30 in 2014

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MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."

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Your overlord's computers are like this!

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This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/

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Screen shots of computer code from television/TV and (movie/film)s.

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Boing Boing shared a brand new web site titled Screen shots of computer code -- "Images of the computer code appearing in TV/television and films and what they really are..."

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Should Ant finally dump the 10+ years old Windows XP Pro. SP3 installation & install 64-bit Windows 7 HPE during Xmas 2013 week?

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Yes, dump XP and install 7 already!
31% (8 votes)
Yes, dump XP but use something else!
12% (3 votes)
No, wait again until Microsoft/MS drops XP support on April 8th, 2014.
0% (0 votes)
No, wait until the old Windows/hard disk drive (HDD)/something important computer related finally dies.
19% (5 votes)
No, keep going as long as possible!
27% (7 votes)
Ant should not be/stop using computers (thanks Otaking71 :P).
4% (1 vote)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
8% (2 votes)
Total votes: 26
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Obama Takes His Shutdown Government to the Apple Store

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Jason Gauci (MAMEhub's developer)'s Google+ post shared a funny one minute and 41 seconds YouTube video showing President Barack Obama taking his shutdown government to Apple Store -- "AppleCare, Obamacare...

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Progressbar -- An animated video.

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Boing Boing shared an 1.5 minutes animated Vimeo video titled "Progressbar".

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The New REALLY Cheap iPhone (Funny)

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VideoSift shared a funny 1.75(+) minutes YouTube video (also on the original Funny Or Die's web site) showing "The New REALLY Cheap iPhone -- Introducing the new iPhone, it's really cheap!"

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Over A Third of Americans Confess to Verbal or Physical Abuse of Their Computers

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Crucial press release says "over a third of Americans confess to verbal or physical abuse of their computers -- Crucial.com reveals the extent of frustration, anger, and helplessness felt by Americans when faced with computer problems..."

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The Weird Error Message Gallery

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DOS486.com currently has four pages showing screen captures/shots of "The Weird Error Message Gallery" from various software and web sites.

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Which mobile operating system (OS) do you currently use for your mobile device(s) [e.g., tablets and smartphones]?

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This is what your worker ant does at work. ;)

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This Dilbert comic strip shows what your worker ant does at work

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