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HOLY SMOKES!

For those of you who might know a little about PA heritage and the area Anthrocon is headquartered: They found the hidden mass grave at Duffy’s Cut in Malvern, PA after years and years of rumor on where it was: http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/08/24/pennsylvania.graves.mystery/index.html?hpt=C2 Background: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duffy’s_Cut

BASIC

On this day in 1964, at about 4 AM EST, at Dartmouth College, two math professors, Thomas Kurtz and John Kemeny, ran a few programs on their newly created programming language. Their goal was to create a language that could use the powerful computers of the day but was simple enough that new users could […]