National Service or Operating System?


 Don Lionetti tries out an early version of Windows Vista, the next-generation operating system. Atlanta, July 22, 2005.Thanks to former VISTA Leader, Saul Baizman, who reads the Boston Globe most days....from the Opinion section:

A double take over a headline

December 20, 2006

ON SATURDAY a front-page headline read: "PC now or Vista later?" At first glance, it appeared to report encouraging news detailing a resurgence of volunteerism, as in Peace Corps now or VISTA later, but alas, it became apparent all too quickly that the article was about the heart-rending choice between two consumer goods. What a difference a generation can make.


Comment from Saul Baizman on January 5, 2007 - 1:40pm

Ha! Just caught this blog post. After reading Postman's "Amusing Ourselves to Death," I hardly read the Globe -- or any news -- anymore. Caveat Read-or.