Went from Win 7 -> Win 8.1 on my Desktop PC (by accident)

… unplanned Windows upgrade

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Testing Windows Live Writer

The quick brown fox jumped over the …

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The Computer Dictionary From South Africa

* Monitor – Keeping an eye on the braai

* Download – Get the firewood off the bakkie

* Hard drive – Trip back home without any cold beer

* Keyboard – Where you hang the bakkie and bike keys

* Window – What you shut when it’s cold

* Screen – What you shut in the mosquito season

* Byte – What mosquitoes do

* Bit – What mosquitoes did

* Mega Byte – What mosquitoes at the lake do

* Chip – A bar snack

* Micro Chip – What’s left in the bag after you have eaten the chips

* Modem – What you did to the lawns

* Dot Matrix – Oom Jan Matrix’s wife

* Laptop – Where the cat sleeps

* Software – Plastic knives and forks you get at KFC

* Hardware – Real stainless steel knives and forks from Checkers

* Mouse – What eats the grain in the shed

* Mainframe – What holds the shed up

* Web – What spiders make

* Web Site – The shed (or under the verandah)

* Cursor – The old bloke what swears a lot

* Search Engine – What you do when the bakkie won’t go

* Yahoo – What you say when the bakkie does go

* Upgrade – A steep hill

* Server – The person at the pub what brings out the lunch

* Mail Server – The bloke at the pub what brings out the lunch

* User – The neighbour what keeps borrowing things

* Network – When you have to repair your fishing net

* Internet – Complicated fish net repair method

* Netscape – When fish maneuvers out of reach of net

* Online – When you get the laundry hung out

* Off Line – When the pegs don’t hold the washing up

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Google Url Shortner + QR Codes

Google has a goo.gl service.

Just add +QR and it generates a QR code

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Oct. 15, 1956: Fortran Forever Changes Computing’s Fortunes | This Day In Tech | Wired.com

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Fortan – Dev History

1956: Fortran, the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time. Three years in the making, it would be refined in


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