[TUHS] Names of famous, historical UNIX machines?

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Thu Feb 2 23:11:23 AEST 2017


Clem Cole <clemc at ccc.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 5:11 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
>
> > I visited Portland and Santa Clara and I have never
> > seen a more grey cubicle farm in my life.
>
> I don't remember which comic it was, but about 8-10 years ago one the late
> night comedy guys brought a film crew to SC and made that same exact
> observation.

It was Conan O'Brien. You can find it on YouTube.

> While Intel does do many things well, this one is part of company culture
> and I'm not in a position to change it.  I wish I could.

It's a huge blind spot for Intel. They tout it as "everyone is equal"
but they miss that noone who needs peace and quiet to work can work
productively.

> I think the place
> would be a small bit happier if it did not take itself quite so seriously,
> but that's just my personal opinion.

Yes, as a fellow Intel employee, I'd have to agree.

Sigh.

Arnold


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