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Is Your Son a Computer Hacker?

Two years ago, my wife Carol and I decided that our children’s education would not be complete without some grounding in modern computers. To this end, we bought our children a brand new Compaq to learn with. […] Our son Peter was most entranced by the device, and became quite a pro at surfing the net. When Peter began to spend whole days on the machine, I became concerned, but Carol advised me to calm down, and that it was only a passing phase. I was content to bow to her experience as a mother, until our youngest daughter, Cindy, charged into the living room one night to blurt out: “Peter is a computer hacker!”

To this end, I have decided to publish the top ten signs that your son is a hacker. I advise any parents to read this list carefully and if their son matches the profile, they should take action. A smart parent will first try to reason with their son, before resorting to groundings, or even spanking. […]

via Is Your Son a Computer Hacker?.

I think the article is done with a healthy dose of satire.

I *think*.

I could be wrong.

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source.

Gold. Want.

“You can also let the predictive sentence technology complete the sentence for you.”

“Everything is just a few hundred clicks away.”

“While the MacBook Wheel won’t hit the shelves for another three to fifteen months…”

“Senior product innovator…”

“Where people use their computers for actual work, and not just dicking around…”