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Subject:Re: Tech writers: our sad lives From:Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 15 Aug 2006 21:42:57 -0700 (PDT)
And the manuals are still written in Engrish.
Ever notice some people just can't wrap their heads
around the idea that you do not necessarily make a
shovel better by hanging an LCD panel on it? What
really scares me is the stuff I've seen about the
"Internet-enabled stove." You could remotely control
your cooking roast. I have visions some hacker could
take over the oven and rig it to go to max heat with
no time limit so it melts and sets the house on fire.
> Have you shopped for home appliances lately? Some
> of the new ones have controls that look more
> than the fire control panel for the Trident missile.
Senior (only) tech writer
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