A little over two weeks ago I walked into the Apple store in Palo
Alto and bought myself a new MacBook Pro. Yes, the new sexy Intel
dual core MacBook Pro. And I went home and after not using a Mac
for over 15 years, put my Dell PC notebook literally in the
bookshelf and have been using this new Mac as my primary computer
for the past 2 weeks.
And what do I have to say about the experience after two weeks? My
God! This is f[uck]ing amazing! For the past 15 years I’ve pretty
much been a diehard Microsoft PC guy. I’ve mocked the religious
zealotry of the cult of Macintosh. I’ve derided the senseless
brainwashing that Steve Jobs seems so elegant at.
What I take away from stories like this is not “Hey, it’s great to see another PC user switch to the Mac.” What I take away is that he ought to feel like a jerk for having mocked Macs and Mac users for 15 years, because he would have been just as happy if he’d switched earlier.