Word of the Week: 30 March 2020

:retrocomputing: /ret’-roh-k*m-pyoo’ting/ n. Refers to emulations of way-behind-the-state-of-the-art hardware or software, or implementations of never-was-state-of-the-art; esp. if such implementations are elaborate practical jokes and/or parodies, written mostly for {hack value}, of more `serious’ designs. Perhaps the most widely distributed retrocomputing utility was the `pnch(6)’ or `bcd(6)’ program on V7 and …

USMA Beast Form Letter 07

Date___________________ Time___________________ Dear ___________________________________________, Here is a little info you might find interesting.  Most of the cadets in my platoon are really (circle applicable responses, strong, silly, funny, motivated, smart, out of shape, looking for trouble, good at this stuff. I feel _____________among them. My company is (name)_______________________and is (temperament)______________________. …