[NetBehaviour] Know Your Filesystem (and how it affects you)

Dave Young dvyng at riseup.net
Sun Oct 25 19:03:37 CET 2015

Hi John,

Maybe for the RWX worksession we can borrow your comment and proudly
begin development on a new mobile platform - "Stupid F**king OS".

So long as you don't trademark it first, that is. ;)


On 25/10/15 16:24, John Hopkins wrote:
>> It is precisely a euphemism. The Operating System is only "smart",
>> because it gives the impression that it is taking care of the labour of
>> computer use on your behalf, so you can focus on simply enjoying the
>> "content".
> Hah! I suppose we can begin to reverse this trend by referring to such
> devices as "stupid f**king phones" or "goddam idiotic computer" perhaps?
> It's all in the naming, anyway ;-)
> jh

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