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Post time 2012-2-21 19:40:19 |Display all floors
redob Post time: 2012-2-21 19:26
I like Bill Gates because he was a good business man.
As was Steve Jobs, Gates succeeded earlier o ...

Of course he was a good businessman: he made himself 40 billion, at the cost of impeding much software progress for mankind.  A decade gone by, and we still have the same Windows with very little progress or innovation.  Just compare a product like Firefox to Internet Explorer.  

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Post time 2012-2-21 19:43:33 |Display all floors
Again, he impeded nothing earliy on there was ALOT of competition.
During the early 90s he gained a foothold, and THEN he started to use
illegal means to hold back the competition.
We're talking the initial decisions of consumers early on, and THEN
a chance to force a lack of choice on the consumer.
It also didn't do badly really, instead it created a platform for software development
and a unified field for programming.
IE it isn't like the cellphone market, it's more like the car market, every car runs on the
same basic principle, operating systems are not the same.
And apple is currently leapfrogging MS.
Linux and Unix developed for an entirely different purpose than Windows, less consumer more initial business and science development, now it is focusing on consumer level because it's developed to that point.
The Firefox project developed as an initial offering BECAUSE of Netscape, which initially charged for it's products.
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Post time 2012-2-21 19:45:20 |Display all floors
The West worships the CEOs, not the scientists who work in the companies who actually do all the inventing and designing.  

I still don't know why Chinese loves Apple: I can't stand any of their products.  I prefer Samsung/Android/Firefox, even Windows to Macintosh.  

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Post time 2012-2-21 19:49:22 |Display all floors
redob Post time: 2012-2-21 19:43
Again, he impeded nothing earliy on there was ALOT of competition.
During the early 90s he gained a  ...

Okay.  I understand what you are saying.  

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Post time 2012-2-21 19:49:36 |Display all floors
Astornomy Post time: 2012-2-21 19:45
The West worships the CEOs, not the scientists who work in the companies who actually do all the inv ...

You're making sweeping generalizations here.
I own an Ipad, because it's a good product.
My phone is an HTC, because they make better
phones, although battery life is horrible.
My wife has a Nokia N72, great little business phone.
We both use windows 7 because the software it supports
is readily available, and it came with our laptops.
I use a version of Linux for portable computing when
I'm traveling and carry only a USB stick.
We don't buy software, we use only free or open source
products for all of our other needs.
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Post time 2012-2-21 19:50:44 |Display all floors
redob Post time: 2012-2-21 19:49
You're making sweeping generalizations here.
I own an Ipad, because it's a good product.
My phone  ...

Okay, I understand.

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Post time 2012-2-21 19:55:57 |Display all floors
Thanks for being rational about things.
Some here like to jump at the chance
to insult another using extremely bad language.
You've been a top fellow here, so I'll give you a
good here here.
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