IT personality types: 8 profiles in geekdom

A rogues gallery of the oddballs who populate the wonderful world of IT

By Dan Tynan, InfoWorld |  IT Management, geek culture, geekdom

IT personality type No. 6: The OS Fanboy

There is only one true path -- and, more important, only one true operating system. All nonbelievers are heretics whose tech needs will be quietly ignored. Though most commonly associated with Apple products, often aligned with Windows or, more likely, Linux -- the more obscure the distro, the better. Every conversation ends with a discussion of why one operating system is superior, despite the fact that your company doesn't use it.

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