Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sep 18

Which Came First, the Apple or the Cray?

Life

Apple Computer purchased a Cray supercomputer in the mid-1980s. According to Legend, Steve Jobs was Cray’s first and only walk-in customer. He arrived unannounced (so the story goes) at Cray headquarters in Mendota Heights, Minnesota and asked to speak to someone about buying a Cray. They nearly threw him out. It’s only slightly less eccentric […]

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Sep 18

New Discovery on Mars: Positive Evidence of IBMi Life!

IBM i

HOUSTON, TX – Scientists rejoiced on Friday after learning NASA’s Phoenix Lander photographed what appeared to be evidence of life on Mars. At first inspection of the photo there seemed to be nothing remarkable about it. However, when magnified several times, it became clear there was something more than just rocks and sand on the […]

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Sep 18

How to use Smileys correctly

Life

🙂 Smile (-: User is left handed. %-) User has been staring at a green screen for 15 hours straight. :*) User is drunk. [:] User is a robot. 😎 User is wearing sunglasses. B:-) Sunglasses on head. ::-) User wears normal glasses. B-) User wears horn-rimmed glasses. 8:-) User is a little girl. :-)-8 […]

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Sep 18

New Technology Might Replace The Computer

Life

A new aid to rapid, almost magical, learning has made its appearance. Indications are such that, if it catches on, all the electronic gadgets will be so much junk. The new device is known as Built-in Orderly Organized Knowledge. The developers usually call it by its initials, BOOK(tm). Many advantages are claimed over the old-style […]

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Sep 18

Recycle Your Old AS400

AS400

Rochester, MN – As you know, IBM is a politically correct and an environmentally conscious company. Because of the success of the new System i and i on Power systems there has been a growing surplus of the old model AS/400s. With the concerns of overburdened landfills and in this age of recycling and protecting […]

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