RE: Old skool FoRK

Tim Byars (
Wed, 5 Aug 1998 11:03:18 -0700

At 10:31 AM -0700 8/5/98, John Regehr came up with this:

> > I stand corrected, regardless as far as I know the AR-15
> > doesn't fire the 7.62.
> The AR-15 and family fire 5.56mm rounds.

Yes I know, (remember I'm from L.A.) I was talking about some sort of mod kit.

> > Also, just in passing, is NATO weaponry and munitions
> > required knowledge at
> > Microsoft? For those that don't assimilate?
> The firearm knowledge is a bonus. At least, I don't remember mentioning it
> while interviewing. Anyway, I'm just here for the summer (in the office
> next to Adam's as it so happens) and I think they've given up on
> assimilating me.

Good cover story.

> In another branch of this thread the increasing power of corporations came
> up. This is the subject of Richard Powers's latest book, _Gain_, which I
> recently finished and highly recommend. Powers is one of the best writers
> out there. More info at

One word: Rollerball




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