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Re: Why are telephone cables still not shielded?

in Milliways
I belive twisting pairs would reduce crosstalk to a certain degree. As for fiber it's a whole other can of worms, but to me it's a viable option, though it can be a bit difficult to pass through (fiber doesn't bend as easily as copper, and in some cases excessive bending of fiber can cause breakage …

Re: What's the dumbest retro mistake you've made?

in Milliways
Once not plugged in properly a BERG/Floppy connector, turned the PC on and poof! Flames and smoke. I don't know how I managed to, but I might have shorted some pins. Oh and a fresh one: Trying to save a Samsung SpinPoint HDD. Currently ongoing... ugh. EDIT: Currently pulling the rest of the data …

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