Computer Rage

computer trafficWe’ve all heard of road rage—and I suspect have on occasion had that split second impulse to ram our car into an offending driver. (Please tell me that I’m not the only one.) Fortunately, common sense and civility prevail and actual vehicular assault is rare, being caused by limited number of drivers who should not be behind the wheel.Computer rage, it's when our computers cause us so much infuriating irritation that we want to hurt them. Click To Tweet

I think that road rage has a corresponding technology affliction called computer rage. It’s when our computers cause us so much infuriating irritation that we want to hurt them; and there was a time, I had it bad.  All three work computers had issues, which were stubbornly hard to resolve. Fortunately, it was a slow week for me, as I needed to devote most of my work hours towards their resolution.

One of the three problems was fully resolved, the most debilitating one was resolved to a functional level, and for the third, there was an easy—if not irritating—work around.

Wordsmith Peter DeHaan is a magazine publisher by day and a writer by night. Check back each week for updated content, and look for his upcoming book, Woodpecker Wars.

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