The IBM Air Movement Device

Last night, I tweeted about my dead power supply, and mentioned that the AMD was malfunctioning.  This was a reference to what I thought was a folklore story about an IBM computer reporting a faulty AMD, and noone being able to figure out what the fell an AMD was.

This morning, I Googled it, and sure enough, there is such a thing as an IBM AMD.

AKA fan

Usually, an acronym is supposed to save letters, but this time, the saving of letters is only because the  original term was made needless complicated.

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