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AppleCrate II: Apple II-Based Parallel Computer 126

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the now-that's-useful dept.
sproketboy noted that many years ago Michael J. Mahon built the AppleCrate — a parallel stack of Apple IIs — for no good reason. Recently he came back with the AppleCrate II, which more than doubles the number of motherboards, and at least triples the awesomeness.
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AppleCrate II: Apple II-Based Parallel Computer

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  • Re:Cool but... (Score:5, Insightful)

    by DriedClexler (814907) on Tuesday May 03, 2011 @05:05PM (#36016374)

    #2) The Apple II board was built by a hacker, for hackers. That makes it the obvious choice in a nutshell. This is exactly the kind of stuff Woz wanted people to do with his creation.

    Wow, kind of a reminder of how much they've changed. These days it's, "You need an Apple technician to replace the battery / hard drive / casing / logo..."

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