PCWorld: Linux Fans Face Off at Golden Penguin Bowl
Aug 16, 2002, 02:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alexandra Krasne)
"Once again, Geeks battled Nerds at LinuxWorld Expo's annual
Golden Penguin Bowl, in an all-out battle of brain cells in which
the team that knows the most obscure computer and sci-fi trivia
wins the coveted Golden Penguin award.
"The Nerds have prevailed in past years, but this Penguin bowl
saw a victory for the Geek team--and a performance by a penguin.
But the highlight was three rounds of often overly obscure trivia,
allowing players to show they know their BogoMips from their
"Geek team morale was poor at the beginning of the Bowl. 'All of
you guys are doomed,' groaned Jeremy Allison, a veteran of three
losing Geek teams. Allison, a team leader, is also a cocreator of
the Samba project..."