Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
Celestial Weasel

Connections - a terrible warning from history

I'm pretty sure that whilst driving I came up with a James Burke style all encompassing theory including New New New Who, Sabrina The Twenty-Something Witch, the election, fandom, and why so many British software companies could cope with DOS but all rather fell to bits when things came to Windows, and What Must Be Done (TM) about the BBC.
Unfortunately, I can no longer quite put my finger on it, probably due to all the time spent going Grrr, Treaty Of London, Council Of Europe, Winston Sodding Churchill etc. etc. etc.

The pre-windowing systems but post-glass-teletype-and-Curses'n'shit software is another thing that deserves a book, probably a coffee table book of screen-shots if anyone still has any. Dear dead days, small boys isn't it? MetaWindows for goal-posts.

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