The HP 41C came out in 1979 and seems to have been one of the first calculators to build a real community around it, probably because it was designed to be expandable. Add-on software and peripherals were released for it.
People even "jailbroke" their calculators using what they called "synthetic programming". They figured out details of the internal instruction format and were able to do the equivalent of a VM escape exploit so they could do things HP hadn't intended:
this is your periodic reminder that there's no such thing as a supermoon
Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin is a net loss to civilization and the world. Plus, it's a scam. Don't touch it.
"so what exactly is curl?" https://daniel.haxx.se/blog/2021/04/22/so-what-exactly-is-curl/ - I find that explaining curl for mortals is not very easy.
ah yes, the deep questions that philosophers have been asking for centuries
Is It Really the Smallest?
Some argue that a program that produces "resign" as its output and terminates is the world’s smallest chess program.
I also missed these previous ones in an article about Miss Marple and in a campus journal about someone drawing dicks in the snow in Phoenix