OT: RANT (Was: [cctalk-request at classiccmp.org: confirm 38290c8a992491eda604beff5a06ff20cd7e85f5]
Ian S. King
isking at uw.edu
Thu Feb 2 15:43:17 CST 2017
On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 1:23 PM, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Feb 2017, Ian Finder wrote:
>> WTF did I just read.
> An agreement with Mouse about plain-text, by sarcastically
> objecting to use of plain text in the RFC, segueing into an
> off-the-wall rant objecting to planned obsolescence.
> It was inspired by finding only Youtube videos for some simple
> information, end of support for XP, involuntary Win7 to Win10 upgrade, etc.
> I intended it to be absurd enough to provide some humor.
> It apparently failed at that.
> Fred, you have to turn it up to 11 - after all, consider your competition
these days in the domain of absurdity.
-- Ian (the other one - we are everywhere)
Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate
The Information School <http://ischool.uw.edu>
Dissertation: "Why the Conversation Mattered: Constructing a Sociotechnical
Narrative Through a Design Lens
Archivist, Voices From the Rwanda Tribunal <http://tribunalvoices.org>
Value Sensitive Design Research Lab <http://vsdesign.org>
University of Washington
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