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BFTP: Ford or Chevy

Which is better

  • a Mac or a PC?
  • Chromebook or iPad
  • GoogleDoc or Office 365?
  • iOS or Android?
  • Skype or Google Hangout?
  • Dropbox or GDrive?
  • PowerPoint or Keynote?
  • BYOD or 1:1?
  • Print or ebooks

Anybody else every get a little weary of the debates surrounding these competitive products, services, and programs?

Especially when the primary focus is on personal preference. Based on limited experience with both options. Without reference to educational objectives and realities.

When I was a little boy growing up on the prairie, playground conversations often revolved around whether Fords or Chevys were the best cars. Your side was pretty much always determined by what brand car your parent drove.

Has the level of debate improved? I wonder.

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Original post September 19, 2012

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Reader Comments (3)

If u ask mac or pc i always say mac because every one knows the performance of mac and its security...

October 22, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterArshad

I was raised in a Chevy family. Learned to drive on a '64 Impala. I used to tweak my dad by saying I was going to buy a Ford when I grew up. He'd sigh and say, "I thought I raised you better than that." So now I drive a Mustang and I think he's forgiven me. He gave me a t shirt for Christmas that has the mustang logo and says, "I've always wanted a pony".

October 25, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterConnie

Hi Connie,

At least you didn't go for one of those "furrin" cars like a Volkswagen like I did!

Thanks for sharing your story,


October 25, 2017 | Registered CommenterDoug Johnson

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