communism (mainly cause I think the meaning has "changed" for a lot of people, LOL)
on-mute (mumbled together cause you say it so often)
the PA system is totally under-utilised except for those inspiring "if your a "insert away team name" make some noise....if your a blues supporter make some noise, ho hum!, the experience has steadily declined over the years, the half time spectacle of tossing the sponsors product the furtherest was a new low...
an england story
and for a remix of one of the classic's
early 90's using x-modem to sending 2mb dev files to Australia over 9k6 circuit at 2am cause it'd only take a few hours. The pain of it all
.... then Bulletin boards...with these strange gateway options to other bulletin boards
driving into Mayoral drive to get the disk for the ICONZ, ISP config nice couch...
Fetch , Gopher a regular part of the internet experience (pre browsers)
Downloading the first http server and the first browser (Mozilla) and thinking this may be something cool, even had my hands on a NeXT box
Usenet and the great alt.soc.cult.nz for the taste of home, using awesomely fast internet access while "working" at NT in London (knowing who was running the open dns servers...so important)
Going to the Java 1.0 release in London and thinking this may be cool, still got the pin!
Nowadays it still blows me away how ingrained the internet has become in our day to day life, no turning round now.
A request....when will there be re-rendering of the PA site for MobilePDA display, we all know internet access by mobiles a given and sites need to be rendered for the format hint! hint!