Years ago when I worked at Microsoft all the geeks were lamenting the death of the client server model. The users however where cheering the fact that they didn't have to kow tow to some admin and could control their own digital destiny.
How things have changed. Now microsoft wants to play me too with the smart (stupid) phones and tablets. With typical big corp group think they want to foist a one size fits all OS on all their users. Microsoft wants to jump on the pay for play, passive TV type, cud chewing "viewer". This GUI (graphic user interface) is stupid, vapid and clumsy. It seems to be that it has become a new geek game to twist the head of each one of these new "chickens" that microsoft makes and stitch back the old GUI. That should tell the idiots at MS that people don't want this junkware. Any thing for a buck, lets dance for the gum chewing, mouth breather, honey bo bo types. I think I will take a pass on Win 8 thank you, Win 7 will last long enough for me to move on and train on another OS.
It seems that we are back to the client server model (by any other name), but at least the users can go to Mac X, BSD or Linux to avoid the crapware.
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