Archives for May 3, 2008

Lois Schadewald and Greg Laden

On Atheist Talk Radio, Sunday Morning. Details here at Tangled Up in Blue Guy. Also, notice TUIBG’s fancy new Ajax-enhanced Blog Technology!

Happy Birthday Spam

On May third, 1978, Gary Thuerk, working for the Digital Equipment Corporation Marketing Department, sent 393 unsolicited emails to users of Arpanet (arpanet would eventually become The Internet). Thuerk and Digitial Equipment Corporation were both chastised for this, and the official Arpanet administrators reprimanded DEC. Nobody liked the fact that Gary Thuerk had done this,…

PC vs Mac: Upgrading