In reply to: Re: Do people love their computer as much as they used to love their chevrolet? posted by barbara london on April 18, 1996 at 10:30:26:
i'm waiting for a Cervantes Don Quixote
: : : Will people Simonize their computer every Sunday
: : : afternoon?
: : seems like computers, at least so far, do demand a
: : lot of maintenance. virus checking and debugging,
: : defragmenting, etc. disks fill up with more information
: : one has to store things away, etc.
: : that is quite a lot of work. it seems to me like it's
: : more comparable to home improvement strategies than to
: : the worship of a fetichized object.
: : it could be however that, with a growing number of
: : people getting familarized with the machine, there
: : is a better chance that adding memory, and enhancing
: : the performance capacities of the machine becomes a
: : typical sunday afternoon activity!