Thought for the day….” A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise question”.
“Three Rules of Work – Out of clutter find simplicity, from discord find harmony, in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity” Albert Einstein.
I made the mistake of purchasing a laptop which came with Windows 8 installed. I am now regretting that decision. Windows 7 was fine, and worked as it should, but Windows 8 has been an exercise in frustration. There are already lots of comments on the internet about the problems with Windows 8, and from what I read, the update to Windows 8.1 has not improved matters.
Do you think that Microsoft would win back a lot of support if they admitted the problems and offered all Windows 8 users who were not happy an option to change (=upgrade) to Windows 7. I for one would be very happy to go back to the (superior) Windows 7. And I would also think more of Microsoft for being honest and for trying to fix the W8 problems by offering a free option to change back to W7.
But like an ostrich with its head in the sand, Microsoft tries ANOTHER temporary patch (W 8.1), which will no doubt be followed by 8.2, 8.3…….. and between all those patches, will continue to shut down MY computer for ‘updates’.
Customers can forgive a lot, IF they can see that a company is trying, but the impression that MS is giving is of a company determined to continue in the wrong direction.
I am sure that lots of us how now had enough, and that MS is going to lose out in the long run. I really would like to sit down with Bill Gates and ask him to show me how W8 should work. No doubt he would be equally FRUSTRATED with W8. But perhaps he has already ‘upgraded’ to Windows 7.
And for the photo today, a school girl in Laos. Lovely neutral expression on her face, and despite the shaded conditions in the trees, the light was quite good for the photo. Sometimes when the subject stares into the camera, it can work, as in this photo.
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