usb disk, in reverse?

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Tue Dec 10 19:34:44 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Tim <ignored_mailbox at> wrote:

> Allegedly, on or about 10 December 2013, Patrick O'Callaghan sent:
> > We could make TVs as complicated as phones (remember
> > when phones were simple?)
> Mine still is, I deliberately chose a simple one.  ;-)
> There's an old joke going around about someone wishing that their
> Windows computer was as easy to use as their phone.  And now their wish
> has been granted, but in an "evil genie" style - now their phone is as
> hard to use as their computer.

I once heard Tony Hoare say that in the early days the computer was the
size of a room and the documentation would fit in your pocket, but now it's
the other way round. And that was a good 30 years ago.

But I digress ...

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