[conspire] Parts is Parts
ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Sun Apr 13 17:50:10 PDT 2008
On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 10:12:53AM -0700, Don Marti wrote:
> begin Ruben I Safir quotation of Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 03:59:28PM -0400:
> > Do I need a terabyte drive and 4.8 gighertz duel core? Absolutely not.
> > What I need is a green machine, low power, no fan, easy on the electric
> > bill with a better human interface design.
> You can have a badass machine and still be easy on
> the electric bill. It just takes sensible power
> management, which the hardware and kernel people are
I want PC's without the need for fans.
> figuring out now, and the application developers are
> figuring out one by one as they make it into the Top
> Spot of Shame on powertop.
> dmarti at humulus:~$ acpi
> Battery 1: discharging, 93%, 05:17:50 remaining
> dmarti at humulus:~$ sudo grep BogoMIPS /var/log/dmesg
> Calibrating delay using timer specific routine.. 3197.85 BogoMIPS
> Calibrating delay using timer specific routine.. 3191.63 BogoMIPS
> Total of 2 processors activated (6389.48 BogoMIPS).
> And I'm not about to give up the big hard drive.
> Besides all your mail, photos, and stuff, you want
> to keep a copy of your projects, and with git, you
> can keep history locally instead of some Bubble 2.0
> service's data center.
> Yes, the Corporate Masters want us to switch to
> cell-phone-like device/service plans, but I'd rather
> keep and bear PCs.
I want the PC. Stuffing a computer into a phone is what?
shoving a 21st century technology into a 18th
Century invention. Can it get more difficult and
Eh - I'm sick of phones anyway. Why in the world do we
still need them. They should have been deader more faster
than the VCR.
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."
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