John Paczkowski

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“People who work with computers–especially those being exposed to a machine for the first time–can become quite entranced…finding in the computer a kind of alter ego. ‘Sometimes programmers just won’t go home, take a bath or anything,’ reports a computer man who has got over it himself. ‘They’re like a kid falling in love with a hot rod. They’ll sit there working with their newfound “friend” 20 hours a day, just watching the lights and drinking coffee. After a while they get to looking pale and unhealthy. They sit there fascinated and just forget to eat.'”

— Excerpt from “How the Computer Gets the Answer,” Life Magazine, October 27, 1967

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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First the NSA came for, well, jeez pretty much everybody’s data at this point, and I said nothing because wait how does this joke work

— Parker Higgins via Twitter