Ontopic RIP Thread

Mr. Argumentor

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They were awfully common for you to be drawing unjustified conclusions about Albuquerque. In fact, the prototype was a Jesuit mission in Maryland.
Florida had a couple, which probably doesn't surprise anyone. Not normally Indian centered from what I know, but black children usually

A girl I know helped dig up one of the schools in North Florida as part of her anthropology degree.
 

HipHugHer

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I'm scared to open this because I dread the day Immi might end up in it.
Turns out it's just a bunch of dumbasses nobody's ever heard of.
 

wetwillie

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in uhhh, honor.... i guess, of his death. The craziest interview ive ever seen in my life

Sad shit. If he was of more modest means, family would have had the boys in white cart him off, strapped to a gurney. His wealth helped him. . . . meh.
 

Domon

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yep, severe mental illness that got worse with age (and drugs). He started going publicly nutty about the time schizophrenia and other mental illness starts to get really bad in predisposed folks.
 
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yep, severe mental illness that got worse with age (and drugs). He started going publicly nutty about the time schizophrenia and other mental illness starts to get really bad in predisposed folks.
I feel worse for the young nerd guy that created the original Winzip(?, iirc). According to his mom, they had >$50k of cash in envelopes coming in at the high point, him just working from her basement, eating dingdongs. Then he quickly graduated to hookers, blow and whiskey. I think it was over in like 2ish years start to finish. :(

BOT - when he pulled the gun it was solidified for me. Dude had lost his grip. Maybe he had a hidden virus ~
 

gee

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I feel worse for the young nerd guy that created the original Winzip(?, iirc). According to his mom, they had >$50k of cash in envelopes coming in at the high point, him just working from her basement, eating dingdongs. Then he quickly graduated to hookers, blow and whiskey. I think it was over in like 2ish years start to finish. :(

BOT - when he pulled the gun it was solidified for me. Dude had lost his grip. Maybe he had a hidden virus ~
Phil Katz of PKZIP might be who you're talking about.

He made his money from stolen software - he took the ARC source code from SEA, optimized some parts in assembler to make it run faster, and sold it as PKARC as if it was his own software with no credit given. And when he got fucked in the courts for that, he changed the file format (changed the LZ compressor to LZSS, primarily) and created the ZIP file format.

And yeah, he died in a motel room with a bottle of peppermint schnaps in his hand, hiding from the police who had a bunch of warrants against him for drunk driving.
 
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Phil Katz of PKZIP might be who you're talking about.

He made his money from stolen software - he took the ARC source code from SEA, optimized some parts in assembler to make it run faster, and sold it as PKARC as if it was his own software with no credit given. And when he got fucked in the courts for that, he changed the file format (changed the LZ compressor to LZSS, primarily) and created the ZIP file format.

And yeah, he died in a motel room with a bottle of peppermint schnaps in his hand, hiding from the police who had a bunch of warrants against him for drunk driving.
That's the dude - didn't know/remember the exact details. Hey, there was a Court dispute. :) I give.

Add: so funny, just checked email a few seconds after the above, saw something from
Phil @ ZipRecruiter <[email protected]>
eerie
 
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