In defense of Windows (sort of)

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I switched to a Mac a little over a year ago. The evangelism of Mac advocates can be offputting, but Macs are nice. I"m running VMWare Fusion on my MacBook, so I even have Windows (for a few specialized programs that are only available under Windows and don't play well with Wine) and Ubuntu sitting close by whenever I need them. I've never thought Windows was great, but I never thought it was horrible.

Charlie Brooker has a different take.

I know Windows is awful. Everyone knows Windows is awful. Windows is like the faint smell of piss in a subway: it's there, and there's nothing you can do about it. It's grim, it's slow, everything's badly designed and nothing works properly: using Windows is like living in a communist bloc nation circa 1981. And I wouldn't change it for the world, because I'm an abject bloody idiot and I hate myself, and this is what I deserve: to be sentenced to Windows for life.
Hat tip: John Quiggin