Virtual Machines in version control

I’ve been interested for a while in putting virtual machines into version control – I haven’t tried it yet as I’d imagine most modern vcs would grind to a halt.    The idea is – keep your machine in something like git (I hear it’s the most space efficient – svn would be a definate nono), and keep a copy on one of the large usb sticks that are now available.

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Warn: There is another system

Saw “Colossus, The Forbin Project” last night; The U.S. gives an AI control of all it’s nukes… what could possibly go wrong?

Shortly after they turn it, on a message comes up “Warn:  There is another system”, it turns out the Russians have done the same thing, and the system wants a link.  I won’t give away any more of the film, which has some seriously cool looking 70s tech in it (and obligatory wooden panelling everywhere).  I did like the message in the “computer” writing of the time, so made an version in Inkscape, as it would probably make a cool T-Shirt.