In the meantime, I'm having to come up with an appropriate name for the new laptop, in keeping with what became my tradition of naming the computers after figures in the history of the Church. (This was a slowly-emerging tradition as my first computer was named for an invisible figure mentioned in a bit on The Young Ones, and my second computer might have merged toward this tradition by being a blend of inspirations – I can no longer remember for certain – from "Milo Bloom" of Bloom County and "Saint Milo" from an unfinished screenplay, The Videpistles of Saint Milo, by the late great Dave Gustavson, may he continue to rest in peace.) Albertus was the first one clearly so-named in my mind, as I was reading Albertus Magnus, Albert the Great, for the first time, as I installed the new, modified G3 processor into Milo in a dramatic "brain transplant" effected entirely by use of a Swiss Army Knife, to turn Milo into a bona-fide G3 computer. Since then I've been drawing my names from the 4th century Milanese set, as the Ambrose/Augustine circle became ever greater in my eyes. The laptop I used at Loyola University New Orleans, unrecorded below, became "Alypius" in that mode.
So now I'm trying to figure out this weighty, so important matter, and my final decision will be posted on my historical litany below. "Leo" seems an obvious candidate, as I'm now starting at a school named for Leo the Great, Pope from 440-461. "Benedict" also appeals, as the school is a Benedictine one, and home to male and female Benedictine monastic communities. ... Alright. I think "Leo" has to win, in gratitude for being hired there, and in hopes that I bring some honour to the name and to the university community.
My Mac History:
Urosevich's Mac (used from 1989-92)
Macintosh SE (belonging to my college housemate)
Trevor (1993-97, my first computer)
Macintosh LC III
Power Macintosh 6500/250
Albertus (Milo after G3 processor "brain transplant") (2000-2002)
Power Macintosh 6500/250/G3 (custom)
PowerBook G4/800 Titanium
Augustine (2007-stolen 2012)
iMac 7,1 24" 750GB
Leo (2013- )
MacBook Pro 13" 2.5GHz i5