Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jan 2007 16:35 UTC
Windows Millions of computer users participate in software beta programs every year, usually toiling away in anonymity, never quite sure if whatever they find or report will matter in the final product. Others find the experience a lot more fulfilling, such as the families that participated in Microsoft's Life with Windows Vista program. In addition to the more than 2 million testers of Vista, Microsoft selected 50 families from around the world and watched, in a reality TV kind of way, how they interacted with Vista, right out of the box with the first beta and all the way up to release to manufacturing.
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Linux should do this
by Cutterman on Thu 11th Jan 2007 17:42 UTC
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2006-04-10

But I suppose we'll just go on testing our nerdish interfaces on other nerds (if at all), and telling confused newbies to RTFM.

Ho Hum...

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