No Excuses

When I was a kid teachers would often ask me my reasoning for whatever mistake I had made that day. I would then give them the reason asked for only to be cut off by the statement "I don’t want to hear excuses!" Over the course of my life I have heard this statement over…

HTCPCP and Error 418

I was snooping around the internet back in 1998 looking at all the cool stuff and learning about the technology when I read a memo from the IETF. They were introducing a new online protocol: Hyper Text Coffee Pot Control Protocol. Being that it was dated April 1st, I guessed it was a prank. Whoop…