Re: Trevor, "I hate Windows/Java/Flash/PDF/QT/TheWorld," Pott
I calls things like I sees 'em. Good or bad. I don't hate any technology - except the things that let you robo call people in the middle of the night - but I do hate it when technology is badly implemented. A great example is saying "Trevor hates Windows.' I don't. Not even a little.
Oh, I hate lots of things about how Windows 8 and Server 2012 have been handled, but this doesn't mean I hate all of those operating systems. Nor does it mean I think they can never be made to not suck in future releases. I fact I have litterally begged Microsoft to make the relevant changes...because I think Windows is a useful tool.
I hate Microsoft's licensing department. I love Microsoft's storage team. I hate some of the very strict rules that Spiceworks has surrounding community interaction, but I love the opportunity it presents me to interact with other sysadmins and vendors.
You really, really, have to do an awful lot to get on my personal hate list. Even Oracle isn't on my "no buy, ever" list. And they take hostages! Sony, on the other hand, will not see a single dollar from me ever after that rootkit fiasco. That is how you make Trevor hate you. That right there.
Technology is a tool. Corporations are groups of people each with individual hopes, dreams, goals and ideals. If technology sucks then I'll pan it. If it's great, I'll praise it. If it's boring, I probably won't even write about it. I'm harsh. I'm honest. I'm as up front as I know how to be. That's my job after all...
...biting the hand that feeds IT.