December 12th, 2001

Books

Usenet History Comes Alive

To promote their extension of their searchable USENET archive back an additional twenty years, they have set up a page linking to some posts of historical interest. It includes the first mentions of all sorts of things like CDs and IBM PCs, as well as RMS declaration of GNU, Linus post about his hobby project and more touching things like AIDS, the Challenger, and so on ...

Check it out and MLP:
http://www.google.com/googlegroups/archive_announce_20.html

On a lesser note, WinXP is evil (particularly Home) and
Sorry, Bill, but my PCs work
http://www.lowendmac.com/myturn/01/1210.html
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