GUIs (Graphical User Interface) were created as an effort to make computers appealing to non-computer-savy, or "ignorant" masses.
users are inherently GUI users. This of course also implies that they do not know ASM
, or they would use something else.
Knowing better, computer-savy people only use text terminals, which they often call consoles. This implies that they use telnet
to browse HTTP
web sites as opposed to a GUI-cripled browser. When they need to look at pictures of their significant other, they do so using the aalib library to view them as ASCII
Accessing your favorite dictionary the real man's way:
% telnet urbandictionary.com 80
GET / HTTP/1.1\r\n
Turning into a helpless zombie like the majority of clueless computer users submitting to GUI e-slavery:
<wait for the BSOD