Blog of Helios: Linux Advocacy... A Fool's Errand or a Mission of Mercy?
Mar 12, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)
[ Thanks to helios for this link.
"It was a small gathering. Maybe 23 people at most had taken
their seats in the little computer clubhouse beside the main
activities center. We had been invited to speak at a meeting of the
Sugar Creek Computer Club. This well-known retirement community
boasted all the amenities and comforts of home. The Sugar Creek
Computer Club was well outfitted. 30 Dell computers hummed quietly
beside each work desk. Some had the well-worn fish screen saver
flickering against the wall, others just had the Rolling Hills of
Microsoft with the white puffy clouds adorning the screens.
Sprinkled among the various screens were the ones we were here to
help with. The ones with bright blue screens and white block
letters... The Blue Screen of Death..."