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Comment: This reminds me soooo muuch of... (Score 5, Funny) 449

by tyl (#38804775) Attached to: Ubuntu 12.04 To Include Head-Up Display Menus

"For years radios had been operated by means of pressing buttons and turning dials; then as the technology became more sophisticated the controls were made touch-sensitive - you merely had to brush the panels with your fingers; now all you had to do was wave your hand in the general direction of the components and hope. It saved a lot of muscular expenditure of course, but meant that you had to sit infuriatingly still if you wanted to keep listening to the same programme."

s/radios/linux/g ; s/listening to/running/

Nearly there. Time to start spinning in your grave, Mr. Adams.

Philip

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