Sunday Funnies – The Mother of All Demos

This post is funny only from the standpoint of “it’s funny how things turn out” or “its funny how big things start in small places.”  More of a history lesson – but please bear with me and read on.

From the Stanford University website:

“On December 9, 1968, Douglas C. Engelbart and the group of 17 researchers working with him in the Augmentation Research Center at Stanford Research Institute in ...

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Sunday Funnies – Genealogy

I have several friends who are genealogists, but it was one of my cybersec pals, Mike Janes, that sent this to me.  Back when I was a teen-ager at summer camp, there was a skit the counselors put on about the “Dover Family” – father Ben Dover, spouse Eileen Dover, the dog Roll Dover.  (by the way, if you remember this skit and can contribute more names, please do, I can’t find it on Google.  What?  Impossible)

Here’s some new material ...

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Sunday Funnies – Enormous Michigan Fungus VS World’s Largest Aspen Tree.

What is the biggest plant in the world?  The fungus that ate the UP?  This is the second largest organism in the world, right behind another gigantic fungus in Oregon that covers 3 square miles.  But wait, there’s a quaking aspen grove in Utah that is one large genetic clone organism weighing 13 million pounds and sharing a single root system.   An interesting pair of articles from the SmithsonianFungus vs Continue Reading →

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