Research Group machine naming conventions

The CSCF-RSG names machines after science fiction authors, since we tend to read and like that stuff.

Herewith follows a non-canonical list.

Robert Heinlein   heinlein.cscf   Lawrence
Jules Verne   verne   Lawrence
Ray Bradbury   bradbury   Lawrence's Mac Mini
Isaac Asimov   asimov   CS Application Server
Robert J Sawyer   sawyer   desktop deployed for student of Steve MacDonald
Bruce Sterling   sterling   FreeBSD test box
Harry Turtledove   turtledove   Lawrence's Mac Mini
Ben Bova   bova   Mike Gores Mac Mini
Larry Niven   niven   Mike Gores Tablet
Philip K. Dick   pkdick.cs   Mike P's other Linux desktop
HP Lovecraft   lovecraft.cscf   Virtual machine on pkdick
William Shatner   shatner.cs Sun Blade 100
Robert Silverberg   silverberg.cs DO003062
Douglas Adams   adams.cs CS002521
Cory Doctorow   doctorow.cscf CS004187

Other possible names:

  • Adams, Douglas (taken)
  • Anthony, Piers
  • Asprin, Robert
  • Blish, James
  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer
  • Brunner, John
  • Brin, David
  • Brunner, John
  • Card, Orson Scott
  • del Rey, Lester
  • Doctorow, Cory
  • Ellison, Harlan
  • Gibson, William - nope, gibson is already used
  • Leguin, Ursula
  • Lucas, George
  • Pohl, Frederik
  • Pournelle, Jerry
  • Robinson, Spider (or Kim Stanley)
  • Roddenberry, Gene
  • Silverberg, Robert (taken)
  • Welles, Orson
  • Caiden
  • Stapleton
  • Bear
  • Hubbard
  • Shatner (see Lucas)
  • Nimoy (see Shatner)
  • Garner
  • Bujold
  • Tucker (taken)

See also this site for Science Fiction Author names

Other "rich" list of names:

-- MikePatterson - 23 Mar 2005, 04 Jul 2006

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