Are You Smart Enough To Use Linux?
Feb 03, 2009, 20:02 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Hess)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Ken Hess
for this link. ]
"Nowadays, the PC is becoming the "dumbed-down"
operating system of the masses and the Mac OS is more for
tinkerers. The Mac OS, since the introduction of version 10 (X), is
now a blend of FreeBSD (A free, open source operating system like
Linux) and Mach64 (NeXT) architecture. Basically the Mac OS is more
like Linux than its former self.
"I assumed, in those thrilling days of yesteryear, that Mac
users weren't as smart as PC users. Basically, if you're dumb (and
have a lot of money), you use a Mac. These days I think that PC
(Windows) users are the less skilled of the three user types. Each
new version of Windows that emerges is smarter than the previous
one, the new applications are released without some of the more
sophisticated features they once brandished, and our gadgets (with
the exception of cell phones) are built with a minimalist