[LINK] Re: Windows XP versus Vista
ivan at itrundle.com
Sat Jan 26 08:03:47 EST 2008
On 25/01/2008, at 11:15 PM, grove at zeta.org.au wrote:
> The more things change, the more they stay the same....
> I remember having the same argument on here about every 2 years
> and always the same conclusion is met. The only difference is, I
> am not the one saying it anymore....
Too true (and it does get tiresome). But what fascinates *me* is that
it is often recycled, and has to be denounced each time. That's the
It's as if no education is taking place, and new IT pundits are rising
to the surface with no knowledge or understanding of their craft, or
the history of IT, or what has been said before.
Perhaps this reflects that we are all awash with information, and that
it will not be long before we decide to commit information to our
brain cells, and not to our hard disks.
I was listening to a radio program abut the cost of committing data to
magnetic disks (or any other synthetic medium), and that the cost of
storing data is so great that it will not be long before we take
active steps to reduce the information held, and not increase it
(because there is little value in retaining large chunks of
information that has no relevance or meaning).
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