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2004-07-29, 14:04

Originally Posted by Luca
One of my friends vowed to get a Mac as his next computer after I showed him Expose and fast user switching. He just couldn't believe a computer was capable of doing something that elegant and efficient.

Too bad he's dirt poor, in a ton of debt, and a bit of an idiot.
Sounds like me.

People seem to have a visceral reaction to the polish on the GUI… it goes beyond rationality into a kind-of "OMFG, that looks so very f**king cool, this must be a good computer!". I hear lots of users saying "It just feels better!", and not very many saying "It was cool! App A could do all this cool functionality!" (unless they're hard-core geeks, in which case little I could say would change their minds anyway).

Last edited by staph : 2004-07-29 at 14:18.