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... because the Apple "geniuses" would never actually look inside their computers? Sometimes I cry for what geek culture has become.

(edit @awda: That's exactly how I interpreted it too, which is why I'm crying.)

Because part of their company image is that computer internals are an abstract concept, unsuitable for fiddling by mere mortals.

When you think that Jobs asked for the interior of the Macintosh case to have the team's signature and that he insisted on even those hidden parts to be clean and beautiful because an engineer has to be proud of the beauty of the hidden parts...

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