* Posts by Gary Schmidt

2 publicly visible posts • joined 16 Dec 2008

Apple's panties in bunch over Microsoft ads

Gary Schmidt

Truth in advertising...

Of course, *none* of these advertisements can be run in any country with even rudimentary "Truth in Advertising" laws.

Only in the barbarian lands, thankfully, is such drek broadcast.

SGI slashes 15 per cent of its workforce

Gary Schmidt

Bo thinks that HPC doesn't need storage

He's not too bright, he thinks that SGI can recover its glory days just by producing very fast boxes, ignoring the problem of being able to store the data and get at it quickly.

(Oh, and IRIX was dead before the Chapter 11, maybe if the bloke who took over then was still around, at least he understood that you have to make products that are actually bought, not just have an impressive spec sheet.)