OT and getting further OT all the time!

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Sat Feb 12 16:16:24 2005

At 03:18 PM 2/11/2005, Tom Jennings wrote:
>There's none. The 'problem' is, that peecee's have moved into
>near-appliance status, so the stuff we like to do is a microscopic
>fraction of people-who-buy-new-computers-and-such and don't
>warrant one of those PC WORLD type rags, which I personally felt
>were reasonably content-free right from Vol1 #1.

The rise of the web correlates with the demise of print PC magazines,
whether they were fluffy or not.

>Seriously -- what would they cover these days? That would sell
>magazines? What's interesting in one new PC vs. another? Same
>as a stereo, or other electronic appliances.

More interesting stuff is out there, you have to dig, and it's
all on web sites. It's not necessarily as low-level as building
your own PC from transistors, but people will always hack.

- John
Received on Sat Feb 12 2005 - 16:16:24 GMT

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