A great quote that someone passed to me about last night's X-files off of slashdot:
What I learned:
The best reason to have an IPO is so that you can afford a $300 backup solution. Or a CVS repository. Or a hard drive to go along with your ramdisk, so that if the power accidentally goes out, you don't lose all of your work.
Gosh, you'd think William Gibson wrote "Neuromancer" on a typewriter or something.
I seem to remember hearing somewhere that Gibson did write it on a typewriter. I could be wrong, though.
Sometimes, the phrase portable computer has a different meaning.