"That which is overdesigned, too highly specific, anticipates outcome; the anticipation of outcome guarantees, if not failure, the absence of grace."
-- William Gibson, All Tomorrow's Parties
Bitkata necromancy.

<@ejp> fucking brain
* ejp stares at The Bag O Ram
< shil> gonna jab one in there?
<@ejp> no.
<@ejp> I need some kinda of magic ram testing monkey.
<@bda> That would be a really useful device.
<@bda> A little thing that can run memtest on a RAM stick.
<@bda> With little lights saying "good or bad" or whatever.
<@ejp> they exist.
<@ejp> http://www.innoventions.com/products.htm
<@bda> huh.
<@ejp> mushkin used to sell one, don't seem to anymore though
<@bda> Now... go find me one for hard drives.
<@bda> And... make it so it'll fix them if they're broken.
* bda wiggles fingers.
<@ejp> can't, you kill drives Dead.
<@ejp> not a little dead.
<@bda> mmf.

October 8, 2005 12:02 AM