[geeks] The One True Rant (was: um, hi. I'm new.)
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 26 17:45:08 CDT 2002
Hey, man. I care about this stuff. It's what I do with my life.
"You will be HEEEAAAAALLLEDDD, MAH BRUTHAA!!"
On June 26, Gary Nichols wrote:
> Have you ever considered a second career as a minister Dave?
> Preach it brother! yeeeaaaassss!
> On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > This is not the issue. I couldn't care less what other people do for
> > themselves, and I'm _quite_ aware that I'm the only person over whom I
> > have any control. The problem comes from the fact that what these
> > people buy into (and sell to their bosses) affects what happens in the
> > industry, and by extension, to the science of computing. THAT is what
> > I care about...and THAT is what these morons are ruining when they run
> > around selling poor technology (i.e. PeeCees) to people who don't know
> > any better...teaching them that, for example, they need to reboot
> > their machines a several times a day "because that's just the way
> > computers are". They give the whole field a bad name.
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