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May 13 2012

I have no recollection of saying this, but apparently I did on 28 April, 2007.

I know, right?

Also, there’s now a “Best of Tentacolor” with selected highlights of the blog.

UPDATE: Lesson: Don’t try to do simple arithmetic before your first cup of coffee. It only leads to tears. Five years, right?


May 3 2011

Oddly the word ‘griefer’ comes from the word ‘griever’ and its evolution and use started back in the British Isles in the 1980s.

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I remember the first spam email that I ever saw. It was in the early 1980s. Everyone in the office crowded around to see it, and we all laughed at the ridiculousness of it. “MAKE MONEY FAST” it promised.

A copy was printed and stuck on the notice-board in reception, and visitors would see it, read it and laugh.

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Astrology is a rather loose collection of traditions, beliefs and systems about stars and planets and their relationship to human events. While almost every ancient society had some form of astrological beliefs, it was the Babylonians who rigorously pursued a system of heavenly omens as a bit of a misguided early evidence-based system somewhere around 2500 BC.

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