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Re: TECH: HELP!! idiotic keyboard problem

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Monday, February 13, 2006, 18:37
Quoting "Ph.D." <phil@...>:

> Roger Mills wrote: > > > > Speaking of that, today's Washington Post had an > > article about electronic filing for a new Govt. grant > > program; seems all the application forms only work on > > Windows, not Macs. But most of the folks who'd be > > interested (scientists, mathematicians) prefer to use > > Macs.... go figure. > > > I don't want to get a Windows vs. Mac thread going, > but I'm surprised that you'd say scientists and mathe- > maticians prefer Macs. I know *artists* (especially > graphic designers) prefer Macs, but I thought most > science and math types were satisfied with Windows.
FWIW, my experience is that artistics and humanistics types tend to prefer Macs, whereas maths/science/tech types tend to prefer Windows, Unix and/or Linux. The maths dept. here runs entirely on Windows and Unix, and among the computers available to students on the maths/sci/tech half of the campus, there is one (1) Mac, against dozens each of Windows and Unix machines. Andreas


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