Micro Live: Tales of Future Past
March 28 1987
Earlier today, I happened to catch this tweet from the estimable Tim Worthington (@outonbluesix):
When you make iron and steel (and up on Teesside, we were quite good at that until recently), there’s a stage where you produce iron that’s not fit for final use because it’s way too impure. That’s pig iron, designed to be remelted and forged into much better grades of steel.
If there’s one word that’s come to annoy me in recent times, it’s the word “reaction”. Over the last 12 hours or so it’s been everywhere. Every news programme talks about how they’ll have more “reaction” to the lastest events to come. You’ll notice that that’s not actual news, but “reaction” to things…