beige rant (was Re: IBM 5150 with red case on ebay)
swiftgriggs at gmail.com
Mon May 16 11:57:11 CDT 2016
On Mon, 16 May 2016, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> http://www.studiofynn.com/design/computer-server-panda Found with some
> judicious googling. I guess that's cheating, so no prize for me.
I cheated and found it with Google Image Search but I kept quiet to let
others run it down.
> Seems to have been purely a design concept, not a product.
They don't really talk about the guts, at all. Also by 1995 SGI had
already made a lot of really cool machines, but hey others were free to
Honestly, I didn't say much because at first I thought they were coffee
machines, espresso makers, or some other non-computer. Then when someone
piped up with "Isn't that an early XYZ Frobniz-2000 with the acceleration
module?" he'd spring it on them saying "GOTCHA! It's a coffee maker!" :-P
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