London 2012 Olympics: 17000 athletes, 11000 computers
Acer: 'It won't run on Vista like we said it would'
Show must go on
"The government built the theatre, now we have to put on the show," said the LOCOG representative.
The basketball courts on the right, athlete's accommodation on the left.
The tower, by Anish Kapoor, and the main stadium.
Anish Kapoor's Tower.
The Velodrome from a distance.
Zaha Hadid's Olympic swimming pool, claimed to be spectacular inside.
The 50m Hadid swimming pool from the side... "One of the most complicated engineering feats ever undertaken." At least according to our tour guide...
The Hadid pool from the side.
The viewing observatory at the top of Kapoor's tower.
Updated to Add
Acer, asked just what kit they would be supplying for the Olympics, originally supplied us with a spec sheet (pdf) stating that the desktop machines would be running Vista, XP, or Linpus Linux (so, mostly Vista). Since we published this article they have been in touch to say that this was a mistake on their part.
Acer would like to assure the world that the London Olympics will not be running on Vista but mostly on Windows 7.
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