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Monday, March 12, 2012

On the death of laptops

Quick rant:

Once again, I have worn out a laptop. I hate when this happens.  First of all, it's never at a convenient time.  Second, it invariably means that I also have to figure out what software has been lost in the data transfer...and then either re-load it or replace it.  Both are expensive--one in time, and the other in actual dollars...and time. And finally, it means learning the new hardware, system software, and customizing it all to my idiosyncratic need for same-ness in spite of the advances in technology that force me to learn new things.

This time is no different.  Sigh.

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