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Remember that one time, when CIA Director David Petraeus told an actually quite good engineering joke?

It's true.

It actually happened.

This Day in Computer History - May 4, 2000:

ILOVEYOU worm infects 10+ Million PCs.

Fun Fact: The ILOVEYOU worm did Billions of dollars in damages... and was written because a college student in the Philippines didn't want to pay for Dial-up Internet.

Happy 42nd birthday to... Spam!

On this day, in 1978, the very first spam e-mail was sent.

- The email was all in caps (seriously).

- It was sent to all ARPANET users on the West Coast.

- It was promoting a computer.

You can read the full email here:

Happy 37th birthday to the Microsoft Mouse!

And to one of the most widely used pieces of software in history: Notepad!

They were both announced on May 2 of 1983.

Lunduke and Friends - April 25, 2020

The Nerds: Chris Titus, Gardiner Bryant, Matt Hartley, & Lunduke.

The Topics: Linux Packaging and Audio, Microsoft buying Linux Co's, & more.




Tonight on "Lunduke & Friends", I am joined by three amazing nerds:

- Matt Hartley (veteran Linux journalist)

- Gardiner Bryant (Linux-y YouTuber)

- Chris Titus (Linux-y YouTuber)

Show starts at 9pm Pacific. Bring your nerdy, Linux-y, retro-y, computer-y questions.

Bring you snackies. Wear your jammies.

Lunduke and Friends - April 18th, 2020

Chris Titus, Matt Hartley, & Lunduke talk about nerdy stuff.

- Lunduke and his Toshiba Libretto DOS laptop.
- Hartley and his TI-99 joystick.
- Titus and his really weird Final Fantasy MMO clock.
- And lots of Linux-y questions.

Watch or Listen here:

Mark Shuttleworth in 2016: 'Ubuntu keeps GNU/Linux relevant'

This is a short interview with Mark Shuttleworth (CEO of Canonical, makers of Ubuntu) that I did back in 2016.

His answers were fascinating.

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I originally planned to start this resolution on January 1st...

But I'm ready.

See ya later, Fediverse!

Be excellent to each other!

‪2020 New Year's Resolution:‬

‪No Social Media‬

‪No Cellular Data‬

‪Watch, Listen, & Read here:‬

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