Every computer is portable if you're strong enough.
@uint8_t "Sure, if you forward the email to me I'll bring it up on the mainframe in the back of my van. Unrelatedly, do you have a three-phase power feed I could borrow?"
@timezone brb, grabbing my forklift
@uint8_t Alternatively: "You don't mind if I put my 2U rackmount here on the desk so I can take lecture notes, do you? You're welcome to use it as a table for your laptop so long as you don't block the rear fan exhaust."
@uint8_t My old Mac Plus actually had a handle, and was lighter than most so-called "portable" TV sets of the time.
But, ANY computer?
How about a Cray?
How about HAL 9000?
@flugennock HAL9000 is on a spaceship
It can't get any more portable than that.
@uint8_t True dat, but you couldn't, like... pick it up.
@uint8_t and have a patch cord long enough
@uint8_t the first (and last) company i was employed at owned two Sun M9000s.
anyway, it takes up as much space (and probably three times as much power) as two racks:
@uint8_t listen to the sound of that coins
@daniel_bohrer 💜 thank youuuuu!
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