"The man who builds a factory builds a temple, and the man who works there worships there."
Calvin Coolidge didn't just say this to have a notable quotable. He knew that working people would be coerced by the threat of poverty to worship, as he so quaintly put it, their employer overlords.
100 years later, nothing in this space has changed.
The ChromeBook has some good potential, especially for things like Citrix Receiver, but what (almost literally) kills it is the Receiver app closing and punting me back to ChromeOS if I hit Ctrl-W and expect that key to go to PuTTY.
I guess I'm pining for keybindings that I can disable or remap within ChromeOS
Rrrrgh... just wasted half an hour with this evil Toshiba laptop with the slowest mechanical hard drive
It took Windows 7 15 minutes to get to where I could do anything. And then it sat there thrashing the disk madly, like a politician trying madly to "do something" in the wake of the latest set of mass shootings, so working with it took way longer than it needed to
Pretty sure my ST-225 is about as fast as this hard drive,
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