I don't always agree with Bruce Schneier, but his recent
Forbes article on Microsoft Vista is an over-the-Green-Monster-seats
Windows Vista includes an array of "features" that you don't want. These
features will make your computer less reliable and less secure. They'll
make your computer less stable and run slower. They will cause technical
support problems. They may even require you to upgrade some of your
peripheral hardware and existing software. And these features won't do
anything useful. In fact, they're working against you. They're digital
rights management (DRM) features built into Vista at the behest of the
And you need to pay a decent amount of money for all that, too.
"Other than that, though, it's fine!"
It would be a real good idea for people in IT decision-making positions
to start thinking real hard about how to move their enterprises
away from Microsoft domination.
Why, yes, I am
looking forward to baseball season.
Today was Truck Day
2007-02-12 6:30 PM EDT
Last Modified 2012-10-19 3:08 PM EDT