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6. Re: Sony Dec 12, 2006, 15:08 d.fibrillator
 
Re: 10 gadgets

Why has writing quality gone so far down the crapper? It's not as if WIRED was ever a great magazine, but it seems like every writer who gets shit out of some low-rent college in the modern era spits out the same crap:

"Never mind that the sound quality was crap or that the tapes had a maddening tendency to unravel, crease and break."

Bullshit. Tapes were great. Did they have hiss? Yes, but NOBODY NOTICED UNTIL NEW TECH WAS INTRODUCED WITHOUT HISS.

"... the idea of cooking dinner in a matter of minutes instead of hours caught on in harried suburbia."

Bullshit. 'Harried suburbia' is nonsense, and the writer obviously just wanted to use the words because he liked them. The suburban housewife of the 60's was not any more 'harried' by any means, and time has repeatedly illustrated that each 'time saving' device you buy actually causes you more stress, as you fill up any gained free time with more crap.

"Apple often gets credit for starting the personal computer revolution"

WTF? Clones were the primary and main cause of the PC revolution. The Apple IIE was usually found in institutions (like schools) rather than homes, whereas clones became popular in homes and thus helped revolutionize PERSONAL computing.

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