Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude

Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude
Where Great Intelligence Goes To Be Insulted

Tuesday, 28 June 2022

All At Your Fingertips Now

 


It makes me wonder how we ever managed to get anything done.

But then ya think about it...the info at our fingertips is thousands of times that of this library,
retrieval happens at the speed of light...
and it 10 times harder to do something now than it ever was in 
history.

5 comments:

  1. My personal library? Hog book heaven!

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  2. the knowledge of the world is indeed at your fingertips. and it comes with 6 solicitations for scams, 3 for joining a cult, 4 lawyer ads, 3 conspiracy theories, you get put on 5 watchlists, you are accused of racism 12 tips for how to do something you would rather not do - #7 will amaze you!

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    1. HAR HAR HAR!!! Isn't that the truth of it!

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  3. I can remember spending hours in the card catalog and microfiche doing research for a paper in college. Writing a Fortran program was even harder. You sat in line for an hour for your turn at the card puncher then another hour in line to run it thru the card reader, then after the third attempt at fixing it you'd say screw it at midnight and head to the Square for Pizza and Beer at Dino's

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    1. The good old punch card era. Drop a stack of those cards and you'll find out who your real friends are in a hurry.

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