Grumpy old men

Am I a curmudgeon of technology? You betcha - Ted Neward over at "The Blog Ride" explains why he's cynical about new technology and suggests that we'd do well to have a little more cynicism. I agree with him, I tend to take a similar position having been let down by various "silver bullets" in the past. I think I decided that it was my time spent working with OLE DB providers that caused me to be more cynical towards the Microsoft technology hype machine; When someone brings me a "cool" new technology and claims that because simple things are so easy to do in a sample my complex problem will also be easy to solve using the technology I ask to see the code that solves my problem...

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