[Beowulf] More AMD rumors

Lux, Jim (337C) james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Mon Nov 19 17:07:38 PST 2012


No, it's if you know the difference between an 026 and 029 keypunch.  Bonus points if you know how to do multipunch on a 026 to get parenthesis for a machine that's expecting 029.
If you're a real stud geek, you used a drum card, so you could "tab" to column 7.

Jim Lux

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Subject: Re: [Beowulf] More AMD rumors

RGB wrote: "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. "

I wasn't feeling old until I read that. Next you'll say that the old guys are the ones who have used punched cards and know (well, maybe knew) the different between Fortran 66 and 77.

Graham

Graham Mullier | Head Information Connection & Design, R&DIS | R&D architecture CoE lead graham.mullier at syngenta.com | Syngenta, Jealott's Hill International Research Station, Bracknell, RG42 6EY, UK





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