lucy24 - 8:59 pm on Jan 29, 2012 (gmt 0)
Please don't call on Sunday evenings though -- I'll be watching the Wonderful World of Disney
Can't handle these midstream name changes. "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" was good enough for my generation. Especially piquant when watched on a b/w TV, as we did. (Aside: Did you know you can no longer get 13" TVs? I was forced to replace mine recently, and there was no middle ground between the smallest "real" TV at 19", and the micro-TVs that you shove on your bathroom vanity or car dashboard or, I dunno, anyplace where you'd die if you couldn't watch your show. I didn't look, but they probably make Dick Tracy wristwatch TVs by now.)
Bandwidth and disk space work like highway expansion. You make it bigger to accommodate users, which invites more users, which requires further expansion, which...
Raise your hand if you can remember when one of the most appalling programming blunders was the unstopped memory leak. If your program started out taking up 800K of RAM and ended up using 1100, you were doing something seriously wrong.