Today’s Operating Systems Are Boring

By Deane Barker on February 27, 2005

The Boring State of Operating Systems Today: A manifesto on how current operating systems — and the debates that surround them — have become repetitive and boring.

Personally, I just can’t stand anymore the endless debates between the Linux, Windows and Mac users. It’s getting old, it’s getting boring. These OSes are already mature, and they follow an evolutionary path with only a few revolutionary steps every now and then […]. But thing is, these are just 3 operating systems and there is nothing exciting about them anymore (except the occasional “wow” factor Steve Jobs might bring with his keynote shows).