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Of the Love of Oldtimers - Dusting Off a Sun Fire V1280 Server

leshert Re:Obligatory (281 comments)

Hi. You must be new here.

about a year and a half ago

The Economist On Television Over Broadband

leshert Should we expect better? (220 comments)

Early adopters of DVRs used them a lot â" not surprisingly, since they paid so much for them.

Post hoc ergo prompter hoc much?

more than 5 years ago

The Secret Origins of Microsoft Office's Clippy

leshert Most folks? (263 comments)

Most folks think that Microsoft Office's Clippy, Microsoft Bob, and Windows XP's Search Assistant dog were perverse jokes. [need citation]

I've never heard this opinion before, to be honest. They obviously share a pedigree (no pun intended), but no company puts that much research, development, and sales investment into something they don't expect to give returns.

more than 5 years ago

24 Hour Laptops From HP?

leshert Re:He got it from old news. (205 comments)

And that story was debunked in the comments, and toms hardware even apologized for the bad conclusion IIRC.


What Tom's really did post was: "We followed up with the article Flash SSD Update: More Results, More Answers, which proves our conclusion correct, despite the procedural mistake."

The updated story is at,1968.html

more than 6 years ago


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