[Beowulf] Joe Blaylock's notes on running a MacOS cluster, Nov. 2007

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Wed Nov 21 09:13:34 PST 2007

> I also think that Apples' current success has a lot more to do with its

Apple's current success is as a music-playing-jewelry company,
currently expanding into the status-symbol-phone market.
there is some status-symbol leakage ("halo effect") 
into their pretty-computer sideline.  although macophiles
will say that it's not just appearance but everything-just-works,
I would disagree, since e-j-w is mainly a result of minimizing options.
appliancehood is the asymptote of such minimization, 
which brings us back to music-players and phones.

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