[Beowulf] gpgpu

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 15:14:14 EDT 2008


oh oh, I thought "SI" was "Scalable INformatics", but it's....oh how
horrible
Peter :-)

On 8/23/08, Joe Landman <landman at scalableinformatics.com> wrote:
>
> Gerry Creager wrote:
>
>  In that time frame here was an SGI internal marketing T-shirt that Intel
>>>> squashed....
>>>> The theme was "Attitude inside" inside a image invoking swoosh that the
>>>> Intel
>>>>
>>>
>>> I remember going to a meeting in Mtn View and hearing about that ... But
>>> I thought that the one that was rejected was actually "Satan Inside".   I
>>> think a few were printed, somewhere.
>>>
>>
>> I thought "Satan Inside" was a play on NetSaint network monitoring...
>>
>
> There was a Satan network security tool ... I might be mixing a few things
> up, but one of the guys I worked with at SGI showed me the logo and I fell
> off my chair laughing.
>
> I do remember hearing about attitude-inside.
>
>  marketing folk had issue with.
>>>>
>>>
>>> No doubt!
>>>
>>
> One of the saddest things about working at SGI at the time (late 90s) was
> the almost complete lack of outbound marketing.  We had some of the coolest
> videos (I think I still have the Mars explorer one on video tape) that we
> could never show outside of the company.  I liked to tell people that we had
> the greatest products ... that no one knew about.  We had a great cast of
> talent (I am still in awe of what SGI had assembled).  And we still failed.
>
> If no one knows what you are doing, it almost doesn't matter that you are
> doing it, if you measure success by how many people acquire your technology.
>
> Joe
>
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