Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 17th Apr 2013 23:30 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "While much of the tech world views a two-year-old smartphone as hopelessly obsolete, large swaths of our transportation and military infrastructure, some modern businesses, and even a few computer programmers rely daily on technology that hasn't been updated for decades." Back when I still worked at a hardware and plumbing store - up until about 4-5 years ago - we used MS-DOS cash registers. They are still in use today. If it works, it works.
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Soulbender
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2005-08-18

The need to keep switching between keyboard and mouse to navigate the screen caused check-in times to immediately double


But that is not because they upgraded to Windows, it's because the developers of the new check-in system had no clue.

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