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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RE: Accounting
by zima on Mon 22nd Apr 2013 22:30 UTC in reply to "Accounting"
zima
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But when A -> B -> B -> F -> R -? and you had to try to do something slightly different than normal it was an exercise in frustration [...] The new software was all mouse and window based. But now there is constant mouse > keyboard > mouse > numpad > mouse > etc. But it does handle unexpected things much better.

BTW, you might be interested in http://plan9.bell-labs.com/wiki/plan9/mouse_vs._keyboard/

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