In reply to: Re: Do people love their computer as much as they used to love their chevrolet? posted by benjamin weil on April 09, 1996 at 17:45:19:
: : Will people Simonize their computer every Sunday
: : afternoon?
: seems like computers, at least so far, do demand a
: lot of maintenance. virus checking and debugging,
: defragmenting, etc. disks fill up with more information
: one has to store things away, etc.
: that is quite a lot of work. it seems to me like it's
: more comparable to home improvement strategies than to
: the worship of a fetichized object.
: it could be however that, with a growing number of
: people getting familarized with the machine, there
: is a better chance that adding memory, and enhancing
: the performance capacities of the machine becomes a
: typical sunday afternoon activity!