Daily Archives: December 31, 2010

Linux Ease of Use: Designing The Ultimate Grandmother-Ready Computer

When it comes to ease of use, there is no difference between a computer with Windows and a computer with Linux, assuming both systems are installed properly. That there is a meaningful difference is a myth perpetuated by Windows fanboys or individuals who have outdated experience with Linux. Also, the comparison that is often being made is unfair: One’s experience with a computer purchased as Best Buy or supplied at work, with OEM Windows already installed (see below) is being compared with a self-install of Linux onto an about to be discarded computer.
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Refudiated Word List Published

The latest epic viral fail, designed for maximum wow factor but that hardly qualifies as an a-ha moment, is the Lake Superior University list of words to be banned in 2011. I heard the back story from my BFF, well, it’s not very interesting.

Some would say that Lake Superior U should man up and admit that language is flexible, and that it is pointless to refudiate neologisms such as “Mamma Grizzlies” if the American People want to live life to the fullest, linguistically, as it were. I’m just sayin’

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