The Automat

Hello happy reader, When I was little, there was a Horn & Hardart Automat in downtown Providence. For me, it was magical place, a childhood equivalent of Jean Luc’s replicator, where any eats my heart desired was available in a trice…Actually, I doubt they had Earl Grey, hot. For those of you going all Scoobie […]

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Today’s Monday…It Must Be Nehalem

Hello happy reader, Back in August, I wrote a bit about Intel’s IDF here at Moscone. There’s plenty of coverage out there about the then new Larrabee and Atom processors but, at Intel, nothing stands still for long. At the end of last month, the latest IDF in Taiwan played host to a demo of […]

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Freak Out!

Hello happy reader, Tomorrow will see the conclusion to this nerve wracking, patience trying presidential campaign and, to keep from freaking from information overload, I’m posting a brief, light note on the Hirsute One, Frank V. Zappa. Zappa, a card carrying member of the American Melting Pot, was part Sicilian, Greek-Arab and French. He typified our national urge […]

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