Sunday Funnies – Events This Week

This week marks the several important anniversaries.  Tomorrow 3-11-2019 is the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, which was conceptualized by Tim Berners-Lee.  Prior to his proposal, the Internet existed almost solely as a research network for government and university science and engineering professionals. Sir Tim was concerned that saved research documents were becoming “lost in hyperspace,” and his proposal introduced the concepts of the domain name, ...

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Sunday Funnies – Swedish Girl Finds Really Old Sword in Lake

From the SmithsonianVideo on CNN

Back in July, eight-year-old Saga Vanecek was playing in a lake near her family’s summer home in Sweden. She reached into the water and pulled out what she thought was a stick—but quickly realized that it was something far more special.

“Daddy, I found a sword!” she cried, according to Catherine Edwards of the Local Sweden.

Saga’s family subsequently alerted the Jönköpings Läns Museum to the discovery, and experts there have ...

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Sunday Funnies – IBM Error

This image from Pinterest seemed familiar to me.  In technology we have similar sayings.  Terms such as PEBKAC (Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair), Identity Error or ID-10T/1D-10T error (idiot error), PICNIC (Problem In Chair, Not In Computer), IBM error (Idiot Behind Machine error) and other similar phrases are used as slang in technical circles with derogatory meaning.

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