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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Don't know about businesses, but...
by benali72 on Fri 19th Apr 2013 01:43 UTC
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A ten year old P-4 or P-4 HT runs Ubuntu just dandy. It's amazing to me people throw them out. But then, they're not people, are they? They're Windows consumers.

Edited 2013-04-19 01:45 UTC

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