"As Barry Bonds smashed Hank Aaron's home run record Tuesday
evening at AT&T Park, another great sporting triumph went down
less than a mile to the north at Moscone Center, where a team of
Linux Geeks vanquished a Nerd squad of Dell employees in
LinuxWorld's annual trivia smackdown, the Golden Penguin Bowl.
"The three-man Team Geek sealed its victory and secured a trio
of the coveted glass Golden Penguin statuettes by besting their
rivals from Dell in two rounds of tech trivia, capped with a
decisive bout of Robosapien sumo. Host Jeremy Allison, lead
developer for the Samba project, supervised the tense battle, in
which the lead traded off a half-dozen times as the teams flaunted
their knowledge--or embarrassing lack thereof--of hardware,
software, science fiction and geek culture..."
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