Ever wonder why things are the way they are?
It puts up drywall now, but some day I see it nailing me to the wall!
This was written in 1892!
“The art of pure line engraving is dying out. We live at too fast a rate to allow for the preparation of such plates as our fathers appreciated. If a picture catches the public fancy, the public must have an etched or a photogravured copy of it within a month or two of its appearance, the days when engravers were wont to spend two or three years over a single plate are for ever gone.”
~ Journal of the Institute of Jamaica, Volume 1. 1892.
To a computer geek this is like watching old family movies.
What is your baud rate?
Do you have a “graphical” browser?
I remember asking people I was helping if the Netscape “activity indicator” was doing anything.
Those were the day. I’m glad they are gone.
The race is doomed. Every race that comes into being in any part of the universe is doomed; for the universe, they tell us, is running down, and will sometime be a uniform infinity of homogeneous matter at a low temperature. ~ C. S. Lewis