Heh, if only I could ever find a BeBox… :D The lights on the front (attempting to) show the utilization on the CPUs are fantastic.
Crypto Ancienne, mentioned in the article, is a fantastic piece of software. For example, I’ve used it’s provided carl program on a 68k non-turbo NeXTstation to load TLS-only sites with success. Some sites are even kind enough to not time it out!
They really do reflect the state of the machine. When I’m running (the newly fixed) SheepShaver on it, they’re maxed out.