In 2013, the computer industry declared me obsolete. Irrelevant. Anyone who can't or won't afford software subscriptions to "keep up to date," is in trouble. Adobe stopped selling DVDs of their product and other companies are following suit though not as quickly expected. There's been quite a bit of push back from folks like me. Personally, I … Continue reading TECHNOLOGY AS TRASH
When I got my new computer, I decided to try Adobe's 30-day free trial for photographers. Find out first-hand how I feel about their subscription service. It was everything I expected it to be, nothing I hoped it might be. Which means I hated it. Because it's online, it takes significantly longer to open and close than your own … Continue reading I AM OBSOLETE. AGAIN.
It's not about Windows: The repairable PC is dead ... Amazon, who launched their Workspaces offering yesterday, which provides a remote Windows environment that allows you to run all of your business-critical and personal applications in EC2. Amazon is certainly not the first service provider to do this, but its endorsement of the technology speaks … Continue reading THROWING THE WORLD AWAY