Saturday, August 16, 2008

IP Haiku

Every computer on the Internet is assigned its own, unique identification number. These numbers are referred to as your Internet Protocol (IP) address. They are important because they allow computers to locate and recognize each other. IP addresses are made up of four number sets, between zero and 255, and are separated by periods.

Six dot one dot one

One dot zero zero five,

Hi, y’all FBI!

The inspiration for this haiku was a similar poem written for a contest sponsored by Think Geek.

Peace, Doc

Copyright © 2008, Thomas A. Blood, Ph.D.

“The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.” – Linus Torvalds

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