Reply to post: Re: One, OK, hundred, I have my doubts

Are you sure you've got a floppy disk stuck in the drive? Or is it 100 lodged in the chassis?

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Re: One, OK, hundred, I have my doubts

I fully understand that not everyone 'gets' computers, or are interested to the degree that I am.

That would be easy to understand but the thing that irritated me was the attitude that "I am better than you because I don't get computers."

This attitude is, happily, much less common than it was but I still come upon reminders of it. Being (hopefully) good at IT does not make me better than anyone else but neither does it make you superior when you can't confirm that your computer is plugged in

Someone might be better than me because they can make chocolate cake or because they are a nurse but not being able to do something like IT has as much to make "you" superior as my not being able to juggle makes me better than someone who can.

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