Today is a sad day in Dan’s world of geekdom.
My five and a half year old 15″ Powerbook G4 Titanium, in all it’s glory, has passed on to a better place.
It all started with an uncomfortable whirring noise, and random grinding sounds. Last night, more of the same. This morning, the clicks of death from the hard drive. And then, about 30 minutes ago, she locked up, clicked furiously, whirled with the sound of a jet engine, and couldn’t go on. Now, she won’t even boot.
Let us take a moment to reflect on this magnificent piece of technology, without which, much of this project would not have been possible. (It’s what I used all summer while I was home in NY away from my iMac! – and every time I travel)
So, since I am actually in NY this weekend, I won’t be able to post any pictures. I’m typing this from my parents old crappy computer (733mhz Pentium 3 – say what?!) and it doesn’t have the software necessary. So I’m sorry everyone, but I won’t be able to post pics from Friday, today, or Sunday until either Sunday night, or maybe Monday.
So long Powerbook. You’ve been a great friend. I salute you!
And remember, the force will be with you, always.