RE: Seti@Home too popular

Robert S. Thau (
Thu, 10 Jun 1999 17:07:13 -0400 (EDT)

Tim Byars writes:
> > Seti@Home not ready for Internet scale... expected 150,000 volunteers, and
> > got 500,000. Ooops.
> Will they be on a IBM commercial soon saying their idiots?

And will the commercial be ghost-written by Dr. Suess? (Getting the
actual ghost of Theodore Geisel to write the "Socks in my stocks" ad
is one of the more remarkable things IBM has done recently, and I am
certainly impressed by the result...).