[ubuntu-uk] memory lane, was: Please can someone look at this and try to help
christopherrowson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 18:40:30 GMT 2007
> Weren't you the bloke who invented Microcogs in his carriage house?
> Just think if it weren't for silicon and a few million other discoveries
> you could have been the world's richest man - it's enough to make you
> slip your cogs thinking about it.
Don't remind me about it. I may have invented the idea of Microcogs,
but I unfortunately sold my patent to a chap called William for a
couple of hundred dollars.
A few years later and Microcogs runs on pretty much every mechanical
adding machine in the world....
If it wasn't for free and open ended cogs there wouldn't by a smidge
of competition for Bill and Microcogs....
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