SneakerNet at 36,000 Feet

Volume 6, Issue 119; 21 Nov 2003

Overcoming one last hill on the way home.

We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.

John W. Gardner

Some time ago, I sent Dan some patches for a stylesheet he maintains. As fortune would have it, we were on the same eastbound flight from Japan and Dan thought he might have time at last to look at the patches.

So he offers me one of those little USB memory sticks and, after a little fiddling, I’ve got it mounted and he’s got my hacks.

I’ve moved data around in some pretty novel ways over the last ten days.