Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Mar 2013 21:06 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Change platforms. Whenever you can. Ever since I got into computing, I've lived according to a very simple adage: change platforms all the time. For reasons I won't go into, the importance of this adage was reaffirmed today, and I figured I'd share it with you all - and hopefully, get a few of you to follow this adage as well.
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Why not take it further?
by duraaraa on Fri 22nd Mar 2013 02:57 UTC
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Why not take this ideology further? Change countries every so often. Change jobs. Change friends, girlfriends, boyfriends. Change language.

I actually did this for about ten years. I ended up speaking six languages, and being seriously confused as to my own cultural identity. Not to mention I changed operating systems the whole time ;)

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RE: Why not take it further?
by kwan_e on Fri 22nd Mar 2013 04:19 in reply to "Why not take it further?"
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being seriously confused as to my own cultural identity.

Why is that a problem? Why would you let culture dictate what you believe through your learning process?

I'm Chinese, but I moved to Australia at a young age. I'm glad that happened, because a lot of Chinese culture, just like other cultures, is just bullshit held up by tradition.

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