Intel applies fork technique toThe Register

Ouch, ouch and ouch again

You regular readers will remember our many stories about senior Intel VP Pat "Kicking" Gelsinger. He took great pleasure at a Comdex some years ago in kicking a staffer here when he was asked some tricky questions about Merced. Unfortunately, there's someone tougher than Gelsinger at Intel and he doesn't mind using lethal weapons to get his point across. At Intel's UK party last night at the infamous Waxy O'Connors in Rupert Street, a senior executive made his point by repeatedly stabbing a Register staffer in the chest with a fork. Seven times, he struck, and seven times the fork failed to penetrate our breastplate. OK, it was only a plastic fork, but as your staffer was wearing a light shirt, it didn't half hurt.

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