[rescue] Being jobless

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Mon Jul 28 10:36:06 CDT 2003

On Monday 28 July 2003 11:25, Michael Schiller wrote:
> With as many  of us on this list that are jobless, and approaching flat
> broke, it's too bad we can't band together and start a company that can
> be staffed by mostly telecommuters (as we're spread out quite a bit).
> I wonder how much of a market there would be for web hosting, and/or
> unix shell hosting on a 20 processor Sun SC2000? (I'm still trying to
> figure out some way of making money with this machine, but as time goes
> on I'm afraid that the fact that there are 20 CPUs in the machine isn't
> going to matter to *normal* folks as much as the fact that they're only
> running at 85mhz each.

Hey, not a bad idea actually. You got knowledge, you got hardware [1],
ambition, no money, no suits, it can work :-)

[1] 85 MHz? I heard for databases it's better to have lots of processors then
fast ones :) )

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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