"Your average piece-of-shit Windows desktop is so complex that no one person on Earth really knows what all of it is doing, or how."

--Quinn Norton


@randomdent i was like "damn the author sounds like they're like, not okay" and then i realised this is the person who was dropped from their column for bein edgy in 2013 or somethin

@sophia yes the article is actually very opinionated and without much references. I wish an actor would do a loaded speech like that in the style of, I don't know, "I'm mad as hell and I can't take this anymore!"


1) Norton is right about Windows

2) Norton is still a FBI collaborationist

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