quote: What people fail to understand is that Apple is in no way "innovative", "cutting edge" or "the standard". What they are is by far the best marketing company the world has ever seen. It's reached the point where even intelligent IT people get sucked into it.
quote: but trying to reduce the drama of this period of transformation to simple stereotypes of evil and good, or to stubbornly refuse to see why Apple is crushing everyone means you cannot ask the important questions or even contemplate the interesting answers.
quote: In some places what you just said is reason enough for me to drill a hole into your temple and fill it with battery acid.
quote: Apple's primary innovation to the industry = prevent everyone from producing anything with rounded rectangles, beveled edges, capacitive multitouch and a who's who of technological features Apple never invented.