October 1998

Thursday, 29 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 29, 1998

Never mind Senators In Space!, NASA just launched an unmanned spaceship powered by a new experimental ion engine which is far more efficient than current chemical propellant systems. (Posted to Science)

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Archived Memepool Post: October 29, 1998

Coming in a week: The Iridium system goes live, providing really expensive cellular phone service to people anywhere in the world, but ending radio astronomy as we know it. (Posted to Science)

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Wednesday, 28 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 28, 1998

And the "Deranged Personal Home Page" of the year award goes to.... (Posted to Wackos)

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Tuesday, 27 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 27, 1998

While it's still available: PRC puts up site regarding human rights in China. Someone hacks it. (Posted to Commentary)

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Saturday, 24 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 24, 1998

Soldiers of Fashion! Naomi Campbell v. models we've never heard of because we're not that deperate. Fight! (Posted to Fashion)

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Wednesday, 21 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 21, 1998

Simple cybernetic implants, now in testing. (Posted to Science)

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Monday, 19 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 19, 1998

National Game Review: "the only games magazine worth reading". (Posted to Games)

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Sunday, 18 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 18, 1998

Term of the week: Web shite - n - Web site (derog); e.g. "I'm checking out memepool to find the latest web shites." (Posted to Commentary)

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Saturday, 17 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 17, 1998

Internet Father, IANA God Jon Postel has passed away. (Posted to Computing)

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Archived Memepool Post: October 17, 1998

Now even complete bumbling idiots can drive stock prices through the floor. (Posted to Finance)

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Thursday, 15 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 15, 1998

It seems that not even the smartest and richest can beat the market (or Apple Computer) this year: watch as BankAmerica helps D. E. Shaw blow its famous streak. So much for market neutral. (Posted to Finance)

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Tuesday, 13 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 13, 1998

The Westboro Baptist Church gives its implicit approval of the slaying of gay youth and plans to demonstrate "God's love" by picketing Matthew Shepard's funeral and harrassing his family members. The only thing we can figure is that these people **want attention. Pride goeth before the fall. We hope. (Posted to Wackos)

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Monday, 12 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 12, 1998

RIAA files an injunction against Diamond. So much for the right of first use. (Posted to Music)

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Monday, 5 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 5, 1998

Reduce your angst: outsource your emotional life. (Posted to Sex)

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Friday, 2 October 1998

Archived Memepool Post: October 2, 1998

Beefcake-turned-"I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" spokesmodel Fabio loves you! (Posted to Media)

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