They have computers, and they may have other weapons of mass destruction.
Janet Reno
US Attorney General 02/27/98

To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
Robert Orben

How would you use a computer to balance the chequebook? Sell the machine and deposit the money.
Jon Bentley

An obviously clueless caller to a talk radio show asked, "Do I need, um, a computer to use Windows?"
The host's response was perfect: "You'll have less trouble with Windows without a computer than with one."

Computers are merchandise. Treat them as such. Believe nothing you hear from people selling (and these days everybody is selling). Expect nothing to work as advertised.... people who think education equals information have no idea what information or education is.
Theodore Roszak (b 1933) US writer, critic.

The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up, there's no law against whacking them around a little.

If the automobile had followed the same development as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year killing everyone inside.
Robert Cringely

And if it was a PC it would explode every month, need a new engine, every year, defects would be called features, it would travel only on some of the roads and to stop it you would need to press the START button, by which time it would have gone through the red light.
Peter Russell

Biggest Is Not Best - Real Computers! Logo Synopsis: What if you found out about a computer operating system that was proof against any virus, almost never crashed, never required hard drives to be reformatted or operating system reinstalled, booted in less than fifteen seconds, shut down in five, ran all basic software including saving in Microsoft formats and reading all major graphic file formats, used basic PC peripherals (printers, scanners) and only required upgrades about every three to six years.
Would you buy it if it existed?
How much money would industry and business save in support and on costs by using such a machine? Millions? Why don't they?

riscos gogwheel logo It does exist. It is called RiscOS and it is based on a chip called StrongARM*.

* ™  Intel Corporation

Green paper - coming

What exactly is RiscOS? What computers does it run on?
Lots of info and links to the answers. . . .
RiscOS Ltd
. . the company that makes the operating system which is the windows interface. . .
how the screen looks and the computer feels....
Drobe Launch Pad
News about RiscOS computers and their predecessors; BBC and Acorn.
History of ARM
Here's how a tiny British team ended up ruling the roost. Cache version
- click here for article
A computer without Windows is like a chocolate cake without mustard.

Opposing the Microsoft Monopoly!

boycott microsoft Synopsis: Microsoft has been one of the outstanding business successes of the last century. However its business methods and technology have been much less than the best. Many would argue that the technology is seriously flawed. This in turn has demanded a high level of support in ongoing fixes and training and has become an industry in its own right. What other enterprise is allowed to sell flawed products and then charge the customer for the repairs? Caveat  emptor

Green paper - coming


The Micro$oft Boycott Campaign
- the premier site! Up to date news and information. e.g. What is .Net?
The International Anti-Microsoft Campaign Headquarters
- why Microsoft is damaging business and holding back innovation
AntiMicrosoft Association
- What's wrong with microsoft?
- archive of resources and information (really cool logo)
Boycott Microsoft
- useful information
Windows Anonymous - a refuge for victims....

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