Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Feb 2010 23:25 UTC, submitted by Chicken Blood
Apple The beauty of the internet is such that every opinion has become worthless; this goes doubly so for those with publish buttons on (relatively, we're humble) major websites. For every opinion, there's a matching counter-opinion, and that's great. Yesterday, we linked to an article by Mark Pilgrim about tinkerers and the iPad, and of course, someone was bound to disagree with that one.
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by Soulbender on Wed 3rd Feb 2010 07:41 UTC
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Mark Pilgrim, a man I don't know but can easily presume is my technical better many times over if only because he is employed by Google

Not only that, he's obviously a man of much better writing skills who can actually put his ideas forth in a good manner. Joel's writing make him sounds like a snivelling whiner who is too upset to make a coherent argument.
Also, it's snivellers, not snivelers. Doesn't a Mac' these days have spell check?

It doesn't cost a month's salary to buy a computer.

True. For a lot of people in this world it costs much more than a months salary.

Edited 2010-02-03 07:48 UTC

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