user since
Wed Sep 22 1999 at 16:15:44 (24.7 years ago )
last seen
Wed May 12 2004 at 01:25:38 (20.1 years ago )
number of write-ups
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level / experience
19 (Poobah) / 19497
C!s spent
mission drive within everything
adding nodes for stuff I care about -- no junk nodes
puzzles, math, sf, programming, pinball
I suggested the feature of allowing links in these boxes way back before you could.
Everything in its own time and place...
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German games
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/dev/joe is the concept of using the computer as the extension of one's own mind, by programming it to perform tasks which one knows how to do, but which are too tedious, error-prone, or otherwise difficult to do without the computer.

The name /dev/joe is a pun on the Unix operating system's "device" files, which are all stored in the /dev directory (see /dev/null, ls -lR /). The second meaning is that Joe is my name and "dev" is the first three letters of my last name...

I am no relation to the fled noder who called him/her/itself /dev/null. (Nor to dev/eth0, who seems to be missing a slash.)

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