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You know you’re old when …

You know you’re old when kids open Windows Explorer and ask, “why do the drive letters start from C?” and you explain that, in the old days, DOS assigned drive letters A and B to the floppy disk drives; then they ask, “what’s DOS? What’s a floppy disk?” If they’re lucky they won’t ask about …

Different technology, same excuse

“Just because I didn’t send you a smoke signal doesn’t mean I don’t care” “Just because I didn’t send you a homing pigeon doesn’t mean I don’t care” “Just because I didn’t write you a letter doesn’t mean I don’t care” “Just because I didn’t telegram you doesn’t mean I don’t care” “Just because I …

Favourite movie quotes

These are my favourite movie quotes, which I could rattle off, anytime: 1. “Adaptation, improvization; your weakness is not your technique.” 2. “I did not choose. I was born, and I am.” 3. “A sad commentary in and of itself.” As a software developer I’m just waiting for the chance to say the first one …

Is blogging dead?

No, but might as well be … I would say blogging technology is like a human being in his or her mid-forties: mature, established, still able to contribute to society, but decidedly less attractive compared to a certain twenty-year old. (No prizes for guessing who that twenty-year old is.)

One side effect of having amnesia …

… is that you’ll no longer be able to access your email, Facebook, Twitter, and online banking accounts. Unless, of course, you had clicked “Stay signed in”! But then you won’t be able to login to your PC as you don’t know the password. We can imagine Jason Bourne going through hand-to-hand combat, high speed …

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