[rescue] Mozilla Firefox
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon Apr 26 11:38:30 CDT 2004
On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 09:26:37PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> >I have to believe that the ranks of people skilled in taking care of
> >mainframes and the plethora of minicomputers still used these days
> >is dwindling with each passing year.
> Nah. Mainframes aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Anytime soon? Nah. But that doesn't mean that increasingly places have
people who don't really know how to run them.
> >I do not believe that lesser machines and people are capable of getting
> >the job done.
> >So what happens to core industries like banking when the work is moved
> >to Windows server on commodity hardware, run by script kiddies?
> >Are we slowly heading for big trouble?
> Well, if that *does* happen (actually, whether that happens or not),
> as I've mentioned elsewhere lately, my sock drawer is the safest bank
> in my world. What is it about today's society that drives us to
> identify the least trustworthy segment of society (suits) and entrust
> them with the safekeeping of our money every month? That's really
> quite stupid.
> Dave McGuire "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
> Cape Coral, FL reboot and upgrade." -Jonathan Patschke
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