On 04/24/2013 11:42 AM, B. Degnan wrote:
>>> "As a note, the series' unusual name is derived from a term for a
>>> code specifically designed to destroy a machine's CPU."
>>> Really? Never heard of such a thing! That alone doesn't bode well in
>>> mind... Unless of course there actually was at some point in history a
>>> machine that could be physically damaged by code alone...in which case,
>>> sit corrected.
>> As others have noted, that description is incorrect, which makes me
>> maybe a little less enthused about the show. Good chance their
>> copywriters aren't as up on the lingo, though.
> I don't know if you've noticed, but sometimes TV shows are kind of dumb.
> No, really. I never watch tv shows though, so what do I know.
But yes. This is precisely why I've not had TV reception capability at
home for something like fifteen years. ;) (who the hell has that much free
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA