Column 2 How living on a Mac nearly made me change careers

David Coursey,

Executive Editor, AnchorDesk

Friday, January 25, 2002

Editor’s note

Starting on Monday, Jan. 21, David took up a challenge. A longtime and loyal Microsoft user, he decided to make a big switch—and spend a month with the Mac at the center of his computing universe. What follows is the first of several periodic reports about his grand experiment.

On the first day of my month as a Mac user, I made a momentous decision. I made up my mind to change careers.

Here’s the scene: I am sitting at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, the fourth-floor boardroom, and I mean the boardroom. ...

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