[Beowulf] More AMD rumors

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Mon Nov 19 14:33:52 PST 2012


On Mon, 19 Nov 2012, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

>
> On 11/19/2012 03:07 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>> But I have to give Intel soem major geek credit. Bringing the original
>> Star Trek bridge to SC12 was the highlight of the show. And yes I sat
>> in Kirk's chair and have the pictures to prove it.
>
> Interesting... I found that insulting. The typical geek stereotype that
> everyone who works with computers is into Star Trek and/or Star Wars.

No, it is only the OLD GUYS like me and Doug that were kids when Star
Trek first appeared and have the proper degree of nostalgic geekery.  My
own kids prefer Battlestar Galactica or other far more current space
geekery and sneer at Captain Kirk and Spock.

    rgb

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> --
> Prentice (not your typical computer guy, I guess)
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