Alphaservers for free in Athabasca, Alberta

Tapley, Mark mtapley at
Tue Aug 6 08:28:03 CDT 2019

> On Aug 5, 2019, at 11:41 PM, Richard Loken via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Aug 2019, Boris Gimbarzevsky wrote:
>> A mere 579 miles from Kamloops.  Unfortunately have to talk to my wife who thinks I have too many computers even though I've given away bulk of my DEC stuff.  Never got a chance to play around on Alpha as it came out during my Mac days.
> A mere 1,000km, South I assume since you gave the distance in miles but
> I don't think you want a 7 foot rack of ES45s in your living room - the
> power bill, the heat, and the fan noise would wear on you after a while.
> Without looking it up, I imagine I am about 1,000km the other way from
> Kamloops.  We could meet in the middle, have a beer together, and trade
> trailers. :)
> -- 
>  Richard Loken VE6BSV         	  : "...underneath those tuques we wear,
>  Athabasca, Alberta Canada       : our heads are naked!"
>  ** rlloken at **         :    - Arthur Black

Or… what about: 

Seattle computer museum sets it up in their “mainframes” area with opposed mirrors on either side, making it look like it’s one of an infinite row of racks in the world’s fastest supercomputer installation?

Just thinking.

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