Monthly Archives: February 2011

What’s a rockjack?

At some point, someone’s gonna ask… What, exactly, is a rockjack? It never occurred to me until quite recently that someone would ask that… Doesn’t everyone know what a rockjack is?  Hmm… some explaining is in order. I was raised … Continue reading

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Ken Olsen, founder of DEC: RIP — A personal reflection

Unless you’re an old geek (graybeard) like me, this news might have escaped your notice:  Ken Olsen, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation (or DEC to all of us who knew and loved it), passed away this last Sunday, Feb. 6th, … Continue reading

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