• See - and hear - what it was like to surf the web 20 years ago

    Posted October 1, 2013 - 6:00 am

    CERN launches a line mode browser emulator to recreate the experience of the first cross-platform browser
  • Unix: When pipes don't make sense

    Posted March 24, 2013 - 5:17 pm

    While pipes are one of the things that make Unix such a powerful and versatile operating system, they don't always make sense. Many people still fall into the "useless use of a pipe" habit while still others use pipes in situations in which pipes simply don't function at all. Knowing when to pipe and when not to pipe remains a sign of Unix mastery. If you want to look Unix savvy, use pipes only when they provide a critical service and never when they're superfluous or downright wrong.

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