Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for May 18, 2023

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    Enter.Name.Here  11 months ago

    I have a slow modem….I mean artist.

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    Superfrog  11 months ago

    It’s not the one about the 2 little pigs and the big bad mammoth?

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    WhatsTheJoke  11 months ago

    Could be. But, for a change, one of the pigs wins instead of the mammoth.

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    einarbt  11 months ago

    Cave child wondering if the grown ups have now finally gone nuts.

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    cdward  11 months ago

    There have always been tech delays. Always will be.

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    rekam Premium Member 11 months ago

    Did the cave women all have beards? Or does this cave child have two fathers?

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    Doug K  11 months ago

    Kids these (those) days always seem to need to have pictures.

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    crookedwolf Premium Member 11 months ago

    The first redhead?!

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    Out of the Past  11 months ago

    Publishers waiting on a manuscript.

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    Can't Sleep  11 months ago

    This is why writers go on strike – always under pressure to produce more, faster.

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    goboboyd  11 months ago

    Once upon a time in a cave with softly flickering torch light, the beasts on the shadowy walls seemed to move… and the adventure began anew.

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    sandpiper  11 months ago

    Story telling – the first art and the first practical lessons for the young.

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    erniebob51  11 months ago

    fond remembrances of my first 2400 baud analog modem

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 11 months ago

    I remember those days. The scream of the modem. The slow crawl of the download bar. The dread of a loss connection after an hour or more of download commitment. Don’t miss them a bit.

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    mindjob  11 months ago

    He’s working fast. It would be a delay if he broke for coffee

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    freewaydog  11 months ago

    Well back in Ancient Greece & whatnot, humans who could calculate & such WERE called computers,…

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    christelisbetty  11 months ago

    Why is it that the more leisure time we gain, the more impatient we become to fill it faster ?

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    Cave Carson was here

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    PraiseofFolly  11 months ago

    Humanity: The Never Ending Stories (so far).

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    NickelAlloy  11 months ago

    If this is Florida, the story will have to be OK’d by Ronny Whiteboot’s thought police before it can be read to children.

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    Buckeye67  11 months ago

    Reminds me of how long it took for things to download during the early days of AOL.

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member 11 months ago

    This just in from the ACLU:

    This morning – in a win for free expression on the internet – the Supreme Court unanimously protected our right to free speech on online platforms in two key rulings.

    Here’s what to know about both:

    → In Twitter v. Taamneh: The Court ruled that when companies like Twitter, Google, and Facebook simply provide a platform that’s open to anyone for speech purposes, that isn’t enough to “aid and abet” an act of terrorism under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

    → In Gonzalez v. Google: SCOTUS sent the case back to the court of appeals, leaving in place the vital protections for free speech afforded by Section 230. Under Section 230, platforms generally won’t be held liable for user-posted content, removing incentives to limit what we say online.

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    T...  11 months ago

    Her RAM is way too small…

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    KEA  11 months ago

    ah… the good ‘ol days. At least he doesn’t make those annoying modem sounds (I presume)

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    jegfolay  11 months ago

    This reminds me so much the times of the 44/56kbps !

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    Jingles  11 months ago

    an acquaintance brought a low-power wifi/cell signal jammer, and plugged it in and set it on her desk at the beginning of each class. about halfway through the year, she just randomly turned it on once or twice a week. her kids scored really well on SOLs.

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    keenanthelibrarian  11 months ago

    Wiley kids – love ‘em. But I’d like to know what “The day I killed a Mammoth” is going to be written on, and is it suitable for children?

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    cwg  11 months ago

    Fun fact, cave drawing were moving pictures.

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