A Child, On Being Treated Like

(below you will find a ranty rant)

I do not want to wait for IT to install things on my computer. I do not want to call them every time I need a new version of Quicktime or to put software on my computer that I need for a class, only to have it not work the next day because my permissions have been put back to their original “drudge” level.

I am not a child and do not appreciate being treated like an idiot with a box. Yes, there are some people who would be unable to handle this responsibility, but give them a chance and if they mess up their machine, they can have it revoked.

How about a little staff training instead of a locked down technology policy that takes up my time? How about we punish the people actually making the mistake instead of the ones who are stuck with a policy created for the handful of idiots that would not know a CPU if it dropped on their toe.

And yes, I completely see the irony in me whining like a child over being treated like one.

–Jane, still feels justified in whining

3 thoughts on “A Child, On Being Treated Like

  • April 21, 2006 at 4:17 pm
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    And hey, when people like me (the above, wouldn’t know a cpu…) need something, we could have tech savvy people like you swing by and lickety split us our new version of quicktime, etc. Or we could get trained, but what would be the fun in that?

    –rangeriscommenthappytoday

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:07 pm
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    Our library is the same way and I *hate* it. I got my computer unlocked by an IT person right before he left to work elsewhere and so far I have eluded the lockdown police…lost in the shuffle, I imagine. Here’s hoping they never figure it out!

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:16 pm
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    In support of your rant, I have decided to hold my breath until things change!

    eprahs…still not breathing!

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