Type: Posts; User: Cheese Sandwich; Keyword(s):
Craftsmanship would certainly come back if people were wiling to pay for it. But most people aren't willing to pay for it, that's why things are the way they are.
Like soylent green.
Recall that Lenovo bought Thinkpad from IBM a couple of years back...
Roll the dice. The likelyhood that two $500 computers would crash within a time period would be very low - lower, I suspect, then the likelyhood of a single $1000 computer crashing within the same...
I don't really see a "WWIII" scenario - that whole premise is based on the outdated polar-superpower scenario, where the world is allied with one or the other & wages conventional (+ nuclear) war....
Back in the day, that 386 cost $2000. :)
Not sure if I've observed the same decline in quality, but if it's there I'd think it has to do with pricing pressures & many myriad levels of outsourcing,...
Ah, good catch.
We need to drive home the point that winning a majority desktop share isn't important - what's important about linux is that it gives consumers a choice (a free one at that), so that they're not...
Here's the core of his argument:
So far in skimming through it, the most common basis of his claims are that the linux distros aren't across-the-board consistent regarding features, UI, etc.
How do you envision technology in the middle of this century?
What direction will it take in the future, and how will it affect people's live in the developed & the developing world? What will be...
I like this guy. 8)