Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 13th Oct 2011 22:14 UTC
Humor Last month we discussed how computers are portrayed in cultural icons like Lost in Space, Star Trek, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, and -- of course! -- that lost gem, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes. This article continues this essential exploration of American culture with more probing profiles of computers on TV and in the movies.
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RE: Computor
by Bringbackanonposting on Thu 13th Oct 2011 23:54 UTC in reply to "Computor"
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In real life I was got hit by a teacher because I clicked on an icon while the cursor was still an hour glass. It was very bad because the computer was still thinking and it could damage from stress if I ordered it around to much.

That's real life right there. As I am a support person I would hazard a guess that 90% of people that call me for support "actually" believe that their computers need to warm up and have time to think.

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