Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Sep 2006 21:12 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Alan Cox, the famous Linux kernel hacker, saw his Thinkpad explode. His wife writes on her weblog: "Alan was on the other side of the room from the laptop. I was elsewhere. He yelled out, I ambled towards the room in my own good time, and then I heard 'Fire! Real fire! Call the fire brigade, now!' and I speeded up a bit." This is the first laptop of a tech 'celebrity' to explode.
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Some justice
by bnolsen on Mon 25th Sep 2006 22:34 UTC
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Early 90's he was involved in a situation where I was framed then banned from the AberMUD at MIT.

Some poetic justice, I guess.

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