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Wednesday, August 06, 2003

Going Once, Going Twice, Going Thirty Billion Times

Like so many others, I laughed/cried at Marc Pilgrim's guide to installing Windows XP in 5 hours or less. An apt accompaniment would seem to be John Dvorak's August 4 column ("Magic Number: 30 Billion"), in which he works out, and puts in perspective, the estimated number of Windows system crashes per year. ("To give you an idea of how ridiculous that number is, here are few comparisons....")

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