Technological Stone Age

As it turns out, ValleyWag took the right approach to this story.  But their final prescription of “suck it up, pal” might be short sighted.  Maybe the correct tone to take is: “so stop whining and start signing executive orders”.  I’d start by pointing out that using Windows to ensure national security sounds a lot like using gasoline to quench a fire.

Whiners: Technology’s White House of Horrors

This is not a story about digital pioneers getting cast back into the Stone Age; it’s about a privileged elite learning how the rest of the country has to work. Those “six-year-old versions of Microsoft software”? That must mean Windows XP. If you haven’t noticed, most people still prefer XP over Microsoft’s clunky, buggy, annoying new Vista. Here’s a suggestion for the Obamans: Stop whining about the tools taxpayers have paid for, and get to work learning how to cope with what your employer gives you, just like the rest of us.

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Published in: on January 23, 2009 at 4:45 pm  Comments (1)  

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