Category Archive: nostalgia

Jun 19 2014

Link: Mount Windows Shares Permanently in Ubuntu Linux

This document describes how to mount CIFS shares permanently. The shares might be hosted on a Windows computer/server, or on a Linux/UNIX server running Samba. This document also applies to SMBFS shares, which are similar to CIFS but are deprecated and should be avoided if possible (link). (This document does not describe how to host …

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Oct 10 2011

Link and comment: Slate Reprints Blue-Box Article That Inspired Jobs

From a post on Slashdot, posted by timothy on Monday October 10, @05:09AM: Slate has reprinted the piece that Ron Rosenbaum wrote for Esquire in 1971, explaining to the world that there was an underground movement of people hacking the phone system. (Rosenbaum is now a columnist for Slate.) According to the article’s new introduction …

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Jun 11 2008

Hey Lucy! Get the Phone!

Anyone under the age of 40 may not remember the name, but at one time Crosley was one of the big names in radio receivers and early black-and-white televisions. Even though the original Crosley Corporation no longer exists, the brand name was purchased and is now used by Crosley Radio, a company that makes reproductions …

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