The best anti-Macintosh rant ever

1984 – The Mac is friendly, it’s the future, lalalala. Reality: 128k machine with 4 pieces of known software.

1987 – The Mac is more efficient than IBM PCs, it’s the future. Reality: It’s four times as expensive and people quickly learn Windows.

1995 – The Mac is a better operating system than Windows, it’s the future. Reality: holding down the mouse button suspends the entire operating system.

2000 – The Mac is superior, it uses PowerPC chips and custom hardware. Reality: it’s slower and Apple starts making Intel boxes.

2008 – The Mac is superior, it’s “green.” Reality: it’s still a hunk of plastic you chuck in the landfill, and being made by the world’s most neurotic computer company, it’s more likely to break.

I used to believe in Apple; eventually I saw that, like most things hyping “hope” and “change,” they were marketers and not revolutionaries. They sold a lie.

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People who buy Macs are like people who bought Chryslers because Mercedes briefly owned the company. They need a cause. We should just set them up with gloves and trash bags and have them scour North America for litter.

One Comment

  1. asphyx667 says:

    Random thought: there’s always some smart guy (see replies to the post on slashdot) who has better information than you do. You can’t trust anyone in a world of constant information / media bombardment; everyone has different information to support their (retarded) opinions. In a better world, common people (“normals”) would not have internet access, or opinions… put them to work in the fields, where they’re happy, and let the intellectuals and philosophers handle the higher tasks, such as deciding which computer is the best / healthiest / most practical.

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