I want to learn a new language...

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Fri Feb 16 12:24:42 MST 2007


plug.org at 2nerds.com wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Bryan Sant wrote:
>> Agreed, Grace Hopper was the bomb.  She used to carry around a length
>> of copper wire in her pocket which she used to remind people that this
>> was how far your data travels in one millisecond.  Hard core.
> 
> She carried in her pocket a piece of copper wire 186 miles long?  That 
> really _was_ hard core. :-)

Another PLUG probably got it right:

http://lists.netisland.net/archives/plug/plug-2002-09/msg00600.html

Shane




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