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Confessions of a SysAdmin

Mr.Fork (633378) writes | more than 4 years ago

IT 1

Mr.Fork writes "Scott Merrill from Crunchgear has a confession. He really really hates computers, in particular, WINDOWS-based computers. He writes: I hate computers. No, really, I hate them. I love the communications they facilitate, I love the conveniences they provide to my life, and I love the escapism they sometimes afford; but I actually hate the computers themselves.

Does his editorial speak to all of us in similiar IT related fields? Do we all silently hate the complexities and idiocentricities computers have like error messages and stupid designs that make no sense to the common user that make our tech professions miserable? IS Scott's onto something...?"

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Yes (1)

TheKerryHatcher (1766074) | more than 4 years ago | (#31957090)

YES YES YES. I'm totally addicted to computers and spend most all of my working and free time on them, but they make me so angry sometimes. My all time favorite job was when I was in college. I was a guide in the mountains, taking people hiking, rafting, caving, horseback riding, etc. I would go weeks with out even seeing so much a cell phone. LOVED IT. Doesn't pay in the off season and there are no benefits, otherwise I'd still be doing it.
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