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rick at praxis.com.au
Tue Sep 20 22:43:49 EST 2005
Malcolm Miles wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2005 14:01:56 +1000, you wrote:
>>i think that anyone who has worked in any kind of tech-support role
>>is painfully aware of just how computer-illiterate(*) most people are.
>>(*) and worse, most of them are wilfully and deliberately ignorant (as
>>in "i don't want to know that" or "why should i bother learning that?")
>>rather than just stupid or incapable of understanding.
> And the higher up in the organisation you go, the more wilfully and
> deliberately ignorant they become.
And to add to the irony, it is those higher ups that make the
decisions on what platform to buy and what software to run on
it. And do they listen to those at the coalface? Of course not.
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services
"Every program attempts to expand until it can read mail. Those programs
which cannot so expand are replaced by ones which can."
-- Jamie Zawinski, the Law of Software Envelopment
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