“I totally endorse the decision of Howard Hinesley, the school chief in Pinellas County, to eliminate Apple computers from the public schools and switch to Windows-based computers,” Howard Troxler writes for The St. Petersburg Times. “ERROR: THE FILE “WHATSIS.DLL’ HAS UNEXPECTEDLY DISAPPEARED FROM THE HARD DRIVE. After all, the entire point of public education is to prepare children for the real world, and the real world is dominated by Windows.”
“There is no sense in letting kids get accustomed to easier-to-use, more reliable machines that are less prone to viruses when they will have to grow up and survive in the modern workplace. ERROR: WINDOWS DID NOT FINISH LOADING ON THE PREVIOUS ATTEMPT. Face it. Macintoshes are toys. They are for drawing pretty little pictures. Mac lovers can cite all the facts and figures they want about their processor speeds, but a Macintosh simply cannot compete with a Windows machine when it comes to what matters: keeping techs employed,” Troxler writes.
The full glorious, beatifully-written article is here.
MacDailyNews Take: For more than a second, we thought we were reading a new SteveJack article. Bravo, Mr. Troxler! It’s examples like this in the mainstream media that give us hope that all is not for naught. May a few more eyes pop open in Florida.