Musings – geek

Things geeky and nerdy.

Word of the Week: 1 Jun 2020

:console: n. 1. The operator's station of a {mainframe}. In times past, this was a privileged location that conveyed godlike ...
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Word of the Week: 25 May 2020

:condition out: vt. To prevent a section of code from being compiled by surrounding it with a conditional-compilation directive whose ...
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Word of the Week: 18 May 2020

:dot.sig: n. This is your online signature, which you can tack onto the end of all your online appearances. A ...
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Word of the Week: 11 May 2020

:dot.plan: n. This is a file in your home directory within UNIX that people can read when they <> you ...
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Word of the Week: 4 May 2020

:deck: n. What cyberpunks in NEUROMANCER typed on and jacked in through…like a keyboard with phonejacks that plug into YOU ...
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Word of the Week: 27 Apr 2020

:Cypherpunk: n. A guerrilla in the war for privacy and lots more encryption ...
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Word of the Week: 20 Apr 2020

:Cyberpunk: n. 1. A citizen of cyberspace. 2. A citizen of cyberspace who wears mirrorshades indoors, at night ...
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Word of the Week: 13 Apr 2020

:Beta release (in beta test): Not ready for prime time. This comes from the beta phase of program testing, when ...
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The Night Before Christmas

The Night before ChristmasTis the night before Christmas,I thought with a frown.I was stuck at the office. The network was ...
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Word of the Week: 6 Apr 2020

:Aquanet White: n. This is the most intense hairspray on the planet, for that BIG hair. Since you're being so ...
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