Tag Archives: Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle: No Child Left Behind? History Lessons from Chaos Manor

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Our Jerry Pournelle has some hard arguments against the "No Child Left Behind" initiative in US education. Here's what's wrong with education today ...
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Larry Press: 1984 Apple Super Bowl Ad, Early Mac Reviews Here

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After reading Jerry Pournelle's review on the slow, hot original 1984 Apple Mac, Larry Press dug out his own reviews. Original Super Bowl Mac ad here, too.
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Jerry Pournelle: Why the Original Mac Just Didn’t Cut It

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Today is the Mac's 30th b-day. But Jerry Pournelle never glorified that original 1984 Mac. It was hot, slow -- a toy. The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs was infuriated with Jerry and refused to admit the Mac needed help. But the Mac caught up with Jobs' vision. Just in time. Here's Pournelle with more ...
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Happy Birthday aNewDomain: Your Top 111 Favorite Stories in Tech, Science

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It's two years since we launched aNewDomain. Founded by Jerry Pournelle, John C. Dvorak and me, we're a big site now. Here's a collection of our best stories. We'll add to it until we get to 111 -- honoring our 11.11.11 launch date. Keep checking to find the most-unusual and authoritative mix of tech, sci and geek culture content available anywhere.
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TWiT with Leo Laporte: Our Jerry Pournelle Remembers

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It's TWiT with Leo Laporte. This week aNewDomain's Jerry Pournelle joins Leo, along with Rob Reid and Larry Magid.
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St. Patricks Day Jib Jab with John C Dvorak, Gina Smith, Ant Pruitt, Leo Laporte, Team

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Happy St. Patrick's Day 2013: Doing the jig above are aNewDomain.net founders Gina Smith, Jerry Pournelle, John C. Dvorak, plus our Ant Pruitt and chief TWiT Leo Laporte Thanks to our Joy Ma and Julie Blaustein for this cool greeting.
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CES 2013 Leo Laporte TWiT with our John C. Dvorak and Jerry Pournelle, CES of Yore …

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On This Week in Tech (TWiT) for January 6, 2013, you’ve got a CES 2013 Leo Laporte commentary and a retrospective on the ghost of CES shows past. Dynamite show including aNewDomain.net’s own Jerry Pournelle and John C. Dvorak as guest co-hosts. Also co-hosting is the ever erudite Clayton Morris. Download and, even better, subscribe […]
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Apple, Google and Microsoft Announcements: This Week in Tech

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Coming up: a big week in tech. Apple, Google and Microsoft unleash new releases. It's the gray-haired edition of This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte, John C. Dvorak, Jerry Pournelle and Dwight Silverman on TWiT.
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Jerry Pournelle Chaos Manor: A Road Warrior’s Tale

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Our Jerry Pournelle wrestles with Wi-Fi connectivity on the road. Here he defeats the problem with a product called AT&T USB Connect 900 -- but it sure is a pain using dial-up in the meantime.
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Olympics 2012: Jerry Pournelle on the Blade Runner

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South African double amputee became the first double amputee in history to race in the Olympics. Do you think the Six Million Dollar Man would be eligible for Olympic events? Could he have played Olympics basketball? Should he be allowed to? At the Summer Olympics 2012 Games in London last week, South African double-amputee Oscar […]
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