10 Greatest Tech Hoaxes - Kremvax

 
 
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols  |  Posted 2008-03-31 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Some technology advancements are indeed hard to fathom, but don't believe everything you see on April 1.

 
 
 
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Kremvax

http://catb.org/~esr/jargon/html/K/kremvax.html

An oldie but a goodie about a fake Usenet site in the Soviet Union which, oddly enough, became a real site and an important one for news during the attempted Soviet coup in '91.


 
 
 
 
 
I'm editor-at-large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. That's a fancy title that means I write about whatever topic strikes my fancy or needs written about across the Ziff Davis Enterprise family of publications. You'll find most of my stories in Linux-Watch, DesktopLinux and eWEEK. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, I worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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