companies like Apple who take massive amounts of GPL code to build their empires and give NOTHING in return.
... except the huge advances Apple has given KHTML in the form of WebKit.
This is probably why there will never be a year of the linux desktop.
Nonsense, 2009 is the year of the linux desktop!
As an undergrad working in IT as a student job, I can confirm that it is, in fact, boring. Infinitely more boring and less enjoyable than the other part-time jobs I've worked including apartment cleaning, table waiting, bussing and food delivery. At least I didn't have to deal with 5 30 ton A/C units constantly whirring in the background at the restaurant. Oh, and my coworkers had more depth in both jobs than comic book movies and WoW.
"Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is to a cockatoo." -- George Bernard Shaw