The History Of Microsoft Windows

This made me chuckle:

Windows: A thirty-two bit extension and graphical shell to a sixteen bit patch to an eight bit operating system originally coded for a four bit microprocessor which was written by a two-bit company that can’t stand one bit of competition…

(via a commenter on CBC)

Microsoft Money Is Being Discontinued

This surprised me: Microsoft to Discontinue Money:

Microsoft Money products will no longer be available for purchase after June 30, the company said. Existing customers will be able to continue using the product and accessing online services per their user agreements.

I’ve been using Microsoft Money since it came free with Windows 95. They stopped providing yearly upgrades in Canada a few years ago, thankfully: their upgrades were a waste of money; however, it is (was) a good product.

I posted about Microsoft Money years ago.

Wally The Newfoundland Dog Is Twittering

Wally created a twitter account and will try to post daily updates, which you can read in the right sidebar there under “Wally’s Updates”.

Twitter is some silly online service that allows one to post short phrases about anything, but usually concerning what you’re currently doing.

And here’s a recent video of Wally playing in the kids’ pool:
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