Category Archives: Nostalgia for Misspent Youth

What Was BSCAL?

“In a digital computer, the instructions are in the form of COMMAND (ADDRESS) where the address is an exact (either absolute or relative) memory location, a process that translates informally into “DO THIS with what you find HERE and go … Continue reading

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Another Blast From The Past – 1989

Jay sent me this.. not see it in years….. Find The James

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A Gloom of Goths

Just read an article which used the term “Gloom of Goths”. I have a reasonable claim to being the inventor of that collective noun, about as reasonable as the claim I have to killing Kurt Cobain, but that’s another story. I sent … Continue reading

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Look What I Found

Digging in some old floppy disks looking for src code to some of my old audio software (The Nanotech WaveTracer) – I found the original (rewitten) BSCAL code. Along with original documentation and the 1987 Amiga version of the classic factorial testcase. I believe … Continue reading

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Me And My Cat – 1994 – Robotic B&W QuickCam

I attempt the use of mind powers to shift a cat [Recovered from pre HD crash blog]

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And What Do You Use A Home Grown Super Computer For In 1991? Rave Visuals Of Course :)

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And They Said I Was Crazy

Just listened to a podcast on IT Conversations where Werner Vogels discussed scaleable systems that are inspired by biological processes. What he described is exactly what I was working on in the networking protocols and “Entropy” VM in the MetaWrap project, … Continue reading

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My Oldest Usenet Posting

I know there are ones older than this on rec.music.industrial, but I can’t remember my old University account name. http://groups.google.com.au/group/aus.jobs/msg/09e9ae5602193ee1?dmode=source&hl=en  

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Nanotech

Speaking of old bands – one of my old bad techno songs has been released on http://www.openpodcast.org as The Rhinoceros Song – OpenPodcast.org #759 aka “Mastitis” – people used to just call it “The Rhinoceros Song” so it just kind of … Continue reading

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The Accelerated Men

Strange to see my old band still has a strange cult following. We are listed first in the “The Gothic Music Handbook” and also as the first band listed in the Gothic Rock Black Book by Mick Mercer. An accident of name … Continue reading

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