MooDoomorning all08:36
=== SuperMat1 is now known as SuperMatt
MooDoomorning all08:58
brobostigonmorning boys and girls.09:16
MooDoohi all, just a quick question [which has probably been asked a load of times] is the ubuntu planet down?10:06
MooDooI'll rephrase that sorry, http://planet.ubuntulinux.org/ http://planet.ubuntu.com/ is ok10:10
=== Dave___ is now known as Dave
diddledanfive years of pi: https://www.youtube.com/embed/wivyPH4AF1Q17:23
diddledanpopey: your tweet yesterday about computer show has got me hooked20:21
diddledan"are the rock and Dwayne Johnson twins?"20:42
zmoylan-pithe nokia 3310 v2 will have a longer battery life... /me goes to check for breakthrough in cold fusion...20:50
diddledanspeaking of battery life: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRCBepOHaYk20:52
* zmoylan-pi rembers the laptops we had at work back then. battery life was awful measured in minutes but most of the hardware was ancient and 2nd hand as new stuff was ridiculously expenisve20:56
zmoylan-pixt 20mb hd and 720k floppy... epson... http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vtg-EPSON-Equity-LT-Q150A-PC-MD-DOS-Laptop-HD-not-working-/361911430161?hash=item54439a2c11:g:NUgAAOSwax5Yqj9a21:00
zmoylan-pia really decent keyboard especially compared to todays non travelly jobbies21:01
diddledanthe important bit is "not working"21:01
zmoylan-pieven they did work it often felt it would be fast to write to floppy...21:02
diddledanlinus is on this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3s0_yf2mS421:02
zmoylan-pii seem to remember it was advanced and didn't need to have it's hd head parked before shutdown21:03
diddledanthat's voodoo!21:08
diddledanI still remember having to park my hard disk heads before poweroff21:08
zmoylan-pia few of my early hd based desktops were same way... but i'm trying to remember if any of the laptops i used had same requirement21:10
zmoylan-piof all the laptops back then, this was my favourite. 1) it had a slide out handle to make carrying easier 2) it had a 16bit isa slot for expansion 3) built in power supply so you didn't need to carry extra brick http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/31788/Amstrad-ALT-386SX-Laptop-computer/21:18
popeydiddledan: yaya23:01

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