Linus Torvalds in 1991 on a Minix usenet group:
Just a hobby, won't be big at all
Nearly thirty years later:
It's taken over the world, on almost every server, countless devices, hard to find a single house without a device containing it in some form. Routers, phones, light bulbs, TVs, ...
I love how far off his assessment was.
I would love to show someone from 1995 this picture and ask them what they think is happening here
"Da gerade Telefondaten gesammelt werden für Bewegungsprofile, hier der Hinweis für Opt-Out-Seiten, falls mensch das nicht will:
O2: https://www.telefonica.de/dap/selbst-entscheiden.html "
Morgen Abend ist Fotografie-Meetup im Maschinendeck, Trier. Laut Meetup App sind noch Plätze frei. Wenn ihr zu Fotografiethemen abnerden wollt - kommt vorbei.
Join me at Fotografie-Meetup-Trier. Hausaufgabe: scharf
This is Schengen, Luxembourg. About here representatives of the signatory countries embarked the 'Princesse Marie Astrid' to sign the Schengen Agreement 1985. Schengen is at a tripoint. Photos taken from the Luxembourg side. On the other side over the bridge is Germany to the left and France to the right.
Biodiversum visitor center in Rëmerschen, Luxembourg. Without the sharp protest of local residents 1970 - 1977 this place would now be occupied by a nuclear power plant. However, only a few kilometers upstream across the border French EDF have built one. The Cattenom facility barely runs a few consecutive months without any incident.
Back in school I had a teacher spreading superficial knowledge about MSG in the classroom. Following this I avoided the stuff. Reading the Wikipedia article and consulting several sources changed my point of view: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monosodium_glutamate
Recently I started to leave sodium out of most home made food completely. Instead I use a tiny bit of MSG. And guess what: most food actually tastes much better.
Ham Radio Operator from Trier. Veg-Head, Grateful Dead Head, Analog photography
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