Personally, I wouldn't want to match wits with a Timex-Sinclair. <g> > -----Original Message----- > From: Neil Palmer [mailto:email@example.com] > Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 8:47 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: New iSeries model ? > > > Could be. Although with some people you could reach the > capacity of their > brains with a PII-200MMX ! ;-) > > ...Neil > > > > > > Ken Sims <email@example.com> > > > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > cc: > Subject: Re: New iSeries model ? > > > Hi Neil - > > >The machines, made up of 197 refrigerator-sized boxes each > weighing one > >ton, can crunch half a quadrillion - 500,000,000,000,000 - > calculations > >every second, estimated to be the same magnitude of > 'thinking capacity' > as > >the human brain. > > I wonder if it will turn out to be a "The Moon is a Harsh > Mistress" kind > of > thing - a science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein where > the computer > gained self-awareness and became "alive" as a result of its capacity > reaching the same order of magnitude as the human brain. > > Ken > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / > iSeries (Midrange-NonTech) mailing list > To post a message email: Midrange-NonTech@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-nontech > or email: Midrange-NonTechemail@example.com > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-nontech. > NOTICE: All e-mail sent to or from this e-mail address will be received or otherwise recorded by The Sharper Image corporate e-mail system and is subject to archival, monitoring, review by and/or disclosure to Sharper Image security and other management. This message is intended only for the use of the addressee and may contain information that is privileged and confidential. The contents of this message may contain personal views which are not the views of The Sharper Image. If you are not the intended recipient, dissemination of this communication is prohibited.
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