Green IT: Rocker Neil Young, James Gosling Connect over Java-Enabled Car at Sun

 
 
By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2008-11-13
 
 
 

Rocker Neil Young, James Gosling Connect over Java-Enabled Car at Sun

 

Rocker Neil Young, James Gosling Connect over Java-Enabled Car at Sun

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Neil Young and James Gosling wish each other well at the Linc Volt demonstration at the Sun campus in Menlo Park, Calif.(Photo by Saul Lewis, Sun Microsystems)

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Here's a view of the rear of the Lincoln Mark IV, which is a lengthy convertible.(Photo by Chris Preimesberger)

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The engine is from a Mazda, so it takes up only about half the space under the Lincoln's large hood.(Photo by Chris Preimesberger)

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Young's film director, Larry Williams, takes a look at the computer setup behind the back seat of the Lincoln Mark IV. The batteries take up most of the trunk space.(Photo by Chris Preimesberger)

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Young and Gosling share a funny story. About 40 Sun employees, plus Young's film production crew, were on hand for the demo.(Photo by Chris Preimesberger)

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Young and Gosling get ready to take the Linc Volt for a drive around the campus.(Photo by Chris Preimesberger)

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Off they go. The car made little or no sound as it took off.(Photo by Chris Preimesberger)

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