Computers Getting a Taste of Their Own Medicine

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Traded in for a new, prettier, skinnier model.Photo: iStockphoto

In a cost-cutting measure, the federal government will close 800 computer centers nationwide, now that newer technology has rendered them superfluous and inefficient by comparion. How does that downsizing feel, computers? (Tens of thousands of people are also expected to lose their jobs, taking some of the pleasure out of the man vs. machine schadenfreude.) [NYT]