“Deep inside an industrial building in Burbank, California, stands the Great Wall of Macintosh — a humming barrier of 700 Apple Power Mac G5s, all meticulously stacked, one atop the other, in a U shape 8 feet high and 100 feet long. Alongside sits an equally imposing server bay, which stores a staggering 700 terabytes of data. Upstairs in a hypersanitized, temperature-controlled chamber, a technician wearing white silk scrubs hovers over two mammoth, $300,000 digital film scanners,” Evan Shamon reports for Wired News.
Shamon reports, “This monumental collection of gear provides the mathematical brawn behind DTS Digital Images, the world’s premier image-processing and -restoration house… The human brain behind the operation is John Lowry, a bespectacled, auburn-haired man who, at 74, doesn’t look a day older than 60.”
Full article here.
More info and images of DTS Digital Images’ wall of Apple Macs: http://www.apple.com/pro/film/lowry/
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