MAD’s posted a great rant about the True Meaning of Christmas. I’ve long subscribed to the notion that the particular date for the celebration of Christmas was chosen because of pre-existing solstice festivals, but Wikipedia suggests a number of other theories. (Thanks to Anne for recommending the article. I turned her on to Wikipedia in […]Read More → Xmas: Meaning and Origins
I recently became aware of a challenge to one of our main claims to fame, namely that ROX was the first TV series on the Internet. When I was preparing for my talk at NOFCPUG I did a Web search that turned up a number of references to the Computer Chronicles as the first show […]Read More → We Were First! — Weren’t We?