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Shirt Pocket Slide Rule: History of the HP-35

In a recently updated post, has a detailed history of the HP-35 pocket calculator. Unless you are a certain age, you probably don’t think much of calculators. 515 more words


2048 bits off more than iLO 4 can chew

Any good administrator knows that public key authentication for SSH is better than using passwords, and longer keys are better than shorter keys.

Well, someone might want to let Hewlett Packard know. 140 more words

2048 Bits

The Graveyard Shift

I still remember the very first night on the job at Hewlett-Packard’s main building “on the hill” in Palo Alto, California. Fewer than half of the fluorescent light fixtures were switched on. 666 more words


BIG IS BAD: monkeys, Superstates, tax collectors and software sheisters.

C’est la vie, c’est la guerre / des journées d’enfer (Rough translation: it is in the nature of life that we will all have Days from Hell) 1,004 more words


They Do Things Differently in the USA

Former Autonomy CFO Sushovan Hussain has been found guilty of 16 counts of fraud in a Federal Court in California. He was convicted on all 16 counts of wire and securities fraud. 353 more words

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Former CFO Faces Life In Prison In HP-Autonomy Fraud Case

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The former chief financial officer of Autonomy Corp. has been convicted of one count of conspiracy, fourteen counts of wire fraud and one count of securities fraud by a federal jury in case that cost Hewlett-Packard billions of dollars. 307 more words


Update on: What??? My Hard Drive is Toast?

A few weeks ago I got a call from “Linda” at Hewlett-Packard in response to a blog post that I sent to HP Tech Support. She was very sympathetic to my problem and said that HP was willing to repair my non-functioning Spectre laptop after all even though it was out of warranty. 120 more words

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