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Re: IBM 'Blue Waters' super node washes ashore in August

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____/ Homer on Tuesday 19 Jul 2011 22:50 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that bbgruff spake thusly:
>> On Tuesday 19 July 2011 16:14 Homer wrote:
>>> Verily I say unto thee, that Peter KÃhlmann spake thusly:
>>>> Even worse as a toy than an iPad. Even more useless (if that should
>>>> be possible)
>>> At least it supports preemptive multitasking, unlike Apple's toy.
>>> But then what use is /any/ sort of multitasking ... without apps?
>> That's a very fair question.  Microsoft's main selling points are:-
>> 1. The U.I. that you know-and-love..... but they seem to be changing
>> it rather drastically?
>> 2.  All your usual applications (Which enable you to do Serious Work!)
>> - but you are telling me that those will be few-if-any?
>> Hmmmm..... what's the answer?
> Windows 8 is destined for the same trash-heap as Phone 7 and Vista (7),
> I guess.
> Wanna bet Microsoft will (yet again) further extend the EOL of XP beyond
> 2014?
> Tick tock.
> http://static.slated.org/xp-countdown.html

You're assuming Windows is still relevant in 2014.

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