My weekend PC misadventures and beyond.
I've killed my second keyboard in about as many years. Time for a replacement.
Is it productive to think about a blog the same way one thinks about one's attic or basement?
Good thing I set aside all that money for PC upgrades, right?
New year, new PC upgrade.
The new laptop I picked up on the ultra-cheap lived up to the old adage that you get what you pay for.
A new notebook computer enters my hands, and once again I'm boggled by progress.
"The computer has almost since its beginning been a solution looking for a problem."
"PC" stands for "Persnickety Computer."
It's time we stopped using the computer like a glorified typewriter -- and many other things.
On how good writing about computing and video games has been with us since the 1980s.
Another case of yesterday's tomorrow, today.
An early '80s PC flashback: me and my ZX-81.
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