The Computer of Today, From Yesterday!

Home Computer of 2004The caption reads:

Scientists from the RAND Corporation have created this model to illustrate how a “home computer” could look like in the year 2004. However the needed technology will not be econimically feasible for the average home. Also the scientists readily admit that the computer will require not yet invented technology to actually work, but 50 years from now scientific progress is expected to solve these problems. With teletype interface and the Fortran language the computer will be easy to use and only…

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Sorry for the light news…

Sorry readers, I didn’t have much time for the Internet last night. I was co-opted into helping my wife search for the perfect dress for the upcoming Incredibles wrap party, and that took the better part of the day. When I returned home, I decided to do some maintenance on my webserver, and for the first time in over a year, now have real mail service running to my home servers, along with SpamAssassin to hopefully keep the nuisance level down. Now you can reach me at markv@brainwagon.org. Go ahead and click it and give it a try, I’d like to make sure it’s working.

I also took the time to get POP3 running with SSL, so I can access my brainwagon mail remotely, even on my SideKick! Woohoo!

I should have a new audioblog later today. Stay tuned.