You hear the phrase all the time when you’re working with computers, especially on customer service calls: “Please reboot your computer.” Why do we use the word reboot to mean “turn it off and on again”? It all goes back to tech history — and to one of the most revolutionary aspects of these computing machines.
Syfy is back, now with "Y"s, vying even harder for your attention. But the network's name isn't the only thing that has been re-purposed; its new staple shows seem oddly familiar. Why is Syfy so unapologetically recycling old television?