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November 1998 (Volume 7, Number 10)

Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science

Computer Adages

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  • Home is where you hang your @.
     
  • The E-mail of the species is more deadly than the mail.
     
  • A journey of a thousand sites begins with a single click.
     
  • You can't teach a new mouse old clicks.
     
  • Great groups from little icons grow.
     
  • Speak softly and carry a cellular phone.
     
  • C:\ is the root of all directories.
     
  • Don't put all your hypes in one home page.
     
  • Pentium wise; pen and paper foolish.
     
  • The modem is the message.
     
  • Too many clicks spoil the browse.
     
  • The geek shall inherit the earth.
     
  • A chat has nine lives.
     
  • Don't byte off more than you can view.
     
  • Fax is stranger than fiction.
     
  • What boots up must come down.
     
  • Windows will never cease.
     
  • In Gates we trust.
     
  • Virtual reality is its own reward.
     
  • Modulation in all things.
     
  • A user and his leisure time are soon parted.
     
  • There's no place like http://www.home.com.
     
  • Know what to expect before you connect.
     
  • Oh, what a tangled website we weave when first we practice.
     
  • Speed thrills.
     

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin

November 1998 (Volume 7, Number 10)

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Articles in this Issue
Centennial: APS Establishes Travel Grants for Student Centennial Attendance
Centennial: Topical Symposia Arranged for Centennial Meeting
Centennial: APS Ephemera Wanted/APS Centurions
Centennial: Historical Factal
Centennial: A Century of Physics
Centennial: Prominent Physicists CD-ROM
Leo Szilard Lectureship Award is Funded
Physicists To Be Honored at November Meetings
In Brief
Physical Review Focus
Senior Membership
APS Regional Sections Hold Fall Meetings
Inside the Beltway: A Washington Analysis
Letters
The Back Page
Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science