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I would like to hear of his perspectives on Unix.

Thanks!

On 3/11/06, Jeffrey J. Nonken <jjn_lugod@nonken.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 12:58:11 -0800
> yamara@plush.org (Marianne Waage) wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 12:35:37PM -0800, Cylar Z wrote:
> > > Background. My dad is 60 years old, which means he is
> > > from a generation that didn't grow up around
> > > computers.
> >
> > That's funny. My dad is 60 years old, and he's dabbled with punch
> > card computers and such since college. You might want to be more
> > careful with broad sweeping statements :)
>
> My dad is 74, so I guess he missed the window. ;) He's been working with
> computers since forever, and has some fascinating "war stories" to tell.
> Sometimes I'm tempted to try to get him to do a talk for a LUGOD
> meeting, his views on UNIX are from a different perspective than most
> of us.
>
> On the other hand, all generalities have exceptions, including this
> one. Two or three exceptions aren't statistically significant. I expect
> that the average 60-year-old did indeed not grow up playing with
> computers, and is likely to be less tech-savvy than current
> generations.

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