Tag Archives: Humor

Rebecca Parks and her Under Pressure series

My dear friend Rebecca moved to Missouri last year, and in addition to her many family activities and house-renovation projects, she is exploring a new artistic realm. When she posted this image of her latest pressure-washer work in the porch-mildew medium, … Continue reading

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Preparing for My Final Voyage

In the April issue of the Nomadness Report, I ran this little feature… thought it might be fun to share it more widely here in the blog:   The Nomadness Emulation & Telepresence System April 1, 2012 Finally, as this … Continue reading

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Microship Megabucks

by Steven K. Roberts Nomadic Research Labs Santa Clara, California — April 1, 1996 (Issue #101 of the Microship Status Reports) Lots of developments since our last update! The recent infusion of investment capital from the venture partners has made a … Continue reading

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The Launch Meeting

This erotic tale of publishing jargon was the product of a giggly afternoon in 1981, inspired by editorial flirtation while I was writing my Industrial Design with Microcomputers textbook (Prentice-Hall, 1982, ISBN 0-13-459461-4). In that pre-Internet age, this had a brief life as one of … Continue reading

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Lament for the Semi-Sentient – InfoWorld

This little humorous bit of geek philosophizing fell out of my hours of staring at the front panel of my homebrew 8008 system – a central fixture in my life from 1974 onward, evolving, of course, as ever more robust … Continue reading

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