P.S. I mentioned the idea about the magnets to my wife, and she said, "Magnets next to a hard disk? Is that smart?"
P.P.S. The graphic on the right is from a 1930 issue of Astounding Stories of Super-Science. It illustrates a story called "The Ape-Men of Xlotli." Isn't it wonderful? There's a whole library of the complete run of Astounding-Analog covers from 1930 to last year. It's just amazing. (Oh, wait, no, Amazing Stories was a competing magazine.)
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
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