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February 07, 2005

Get a Mac!

From Owen Thomas's Ditherati:

D I T H E R A T I: "I shut down my Tablet PC most evenings and start it up from a fresh boot. Why do I do that? Because I've been using computers for 20 years and have learned that's the best way to work."

Microsoft spokesblogger Robert Scoble, on how he copes with his employer's buggy software, The Register, 4 February 2005"

Snort. Guffaw. Chortle.

The idea that one dare not try to save the state of one's system overnight...

It is indeed the best way to work if you have an operating system with nine fives of reliability. For those of us whose operating systems have five nines of reliability, however...

bradford% uptime
22:13 up 14 days, 10:2

delong% uptime
22:14 up 4 days, 8:54

Posted by DeLong at February 7, 2005 10:16 PM