Six things I hate about information technology

Don’t get me wrong. At heart, I’m a technology enthusiast. But there are a few things about the IT industry that just make me crazy. I’m not talking about failures of technology itself but rather failures in how people promote and use it. From gimmickry to punditry, here’s what I truly hate about IT:

1. Vendors that think they sell “solutions.” Solutions used to come from chemistry experiments or math equations. But IT vendors keep ascribing the term to their products: just open the box and voil