Daily Archives: 4 July, 2011


There’s an urban-legend-in-the-making doing the rounds that the colour of judo belts were so chosen as to allow the impoverished practitioners to die their belts a darker colour the more proficient they become, instead of having to buy a new … Continue reading

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The modem story

Digital natives won’t know what this is about. Back in the early/mid 1990s, a modem board for your PC would cost around $200. You connected it to your phone line and dialed up your ISP,  listening all the time to … Continue reading

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