Last week, I asked him who I should contact to do a task that requires superuser permission on the network computer for me. He replied that I should do it myself; I have superuser privileges. Gulp. I had been entrusted with superuser privileges on #29 of the world's fastest supercomputers and no one thought it was worth mentioning to me? Fortunately, I didn't break it. ;-)
I take that back. I may or may not have been responsible for the tape drive
Am I the only curmudgeon, or do you also miss the quirkiness of old technologies? The IBM Selectric let us type faster, but did you miss watching the key arms along their trajectory?