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Comment: False dichotomy, assertions and conclusions (Score 1) 458

by ElitistWhiner (#48947091) Attached to: How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft

Nothing could be further from the real reason ' how' and ' why' Apple has overtaken Microsoft. Firstly, it was by deliberate design! Second, the vision is far beyond the " next great thing". Lastly, execution. Tim Cook knows execution. Real developers ship and the numbers speak for themselves.

Comment: Re: It all comes down to payroll (Score 2) 271

by ElitistWhiner (#48868963) Attached to: The Tech Industry's Legacy: Creating Disposable Employees

Payroll? that's last century. Uber sets the mark toward which corporations aim at ' robotics'.

Hardware, software and artificial wetware replace employees entirely with driverless transport, space exploration, customer service, drones, electronic trading, etcâ¦

You have been replaced.

Comment: Re: Secret Ballot yes (Score 1) 480

by ElitistWhiner (#48797767) Attached to: How Bitcoin Could Be Key To Online Voting

BUT I devised a receipt that is traceable back to the ballot and the voter. It serves the function to ensure that every voter votes ONLY once and enables the voter to validate that his vote was included in the vote tally and counted.
SO Bitcoin is just a ticket that makes the receipt service possible.
BUT the ballot embodies the vote itself is blinded by a one way hash function irreversible is sent on to the tally count.

Comment: Re:What's the problem? (Score 1) 75

by ElitistWhiner (#48705599) Attached to: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review

Interesting use-case. A slider widget would be the highest embodiment rather than toggle widgets. As you suggest controls are disruptive interfering and not easy sometimes while using devices at the same time. SO that would be architectural kernel level interrupts and scheduling which could enable the device to work uniquely rather than decorative buttons along the edge.

I'm curious if they went to that level of innovation or if its just gingerbread design kitsch. Thanks...I'll check it out.

Comment: Re:Tokenization streams forthcoming... (Score 1) 194

by ElitistWhiner (#48681255) Attached to: MIT Unifies Web Development In Single, Speedy New Language

Chicken scratch yes. SO like APL; s/w tokens on whiteboards why not? BUT interpretable methodology. THEN outsourced compensation to India favors token based over wage-labor metrics. It dis-incentivizes scribes in codex monasteries writing task du jour monolithic programs instead building, assembling and engineering universal tokenized components to specification for standard application use or general custom applications.

MOST importantly once s/w tokenized: monetization occurs. Monetized== marketable=marketplace.

Full circle, a token of universal currency for assembly in mind, by hand, by interpreter, by AI, finally computer self assembly. Knowledge economies evolve. The monks of s/w development stop scripting - start producing tokens of knowledge they own, sell, maintain, revise, improve and resell .

Comment: What's the problem? (Score 0) 75

by ElitistWhiner (#48670539) Attached to: Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review

Innovation and invention requires there be a problem. The first principle in the utility of a claim to actually solving a problem is a new idea or novel innovation. The highest embodiment of the solution to the problem is the invention.

What's the problem? I don't see a real use case that this Samsung UI solves.

Comment: Re: I never have understood (Score 1) 265

by ElitistWhiner (#48663933) Attached to: Serious Economic Crisis Looms In Russia, China May Help

Nor does it make sense likely the Hapsburg hat that Saddam Hussein flaunted In front of American journalists, his move to value Iraq oil in Euros instead of dollars and now the sanctions against Russia recently effect on the value of the ruble. That is what the Iraq War was about and it is the reason Russia's ruble is losing currency, value as the wealth of its nation drains away.

Comment: Dealers in-the-room (Score 1) 141

by ElitistWhiner (#48626617) Attached to: Who's To Blame For Rules That Block Tesla Sales In Most US States?

Vote with the Almighty Dollar. Stop dancing around the facts go buy a Tesla. In a free country, exercise the liberty so many Americans fought and died for so you can enjoy all your freedoms. Buy your Tesla. Stop with the feigned guts to point to the beast and say look there's a fucking Elephant. Of course there's an Elephant who's scared of a tiny little Tesla. Its just the nature of the beast.

Is there anyone who isn't driving the Tesla-of-their-dreams because they are scared of Elephants?

Comment: First Principles: CONSUMER (Score 1) 53

by ElitistWhiner (#48574485) Attached to: Apple, IBM Partnership Yields First Results: 10 Mobile Apps

IBM (old guys) wants the worlds most valuable and most popular consumer product company to crack into BYOD enterprises. SteveJobs built the most valuable company on the planet based upon CONSUMER from Day0 at AAPL. After being kicked out of Apple, SteveJobs turned focused on Enterprise with his NeXT Inc. venture. Ten years later NeXT had changed computing. It popularized O-O with Obj-C providing Soloman Inc. the tool and means to abstract financial instruments for trading bonds. That precluded WallSt. CMO's, Derivitives and electronic trading. NeXT enabled a CERN researcher to invent a better with a simple worldwideweb; Bill Gates even gave Steve $150 million to keep NeXT in business to avoid anti-trust but I digress. BUT that marked the definitive end to Enterprise for SteveJob's NeXT. SO it was SteveJobs intuitive understanding of everyday consumers that created Apple in the first place and upon his requested return its future success.

Apple's turning focus away from CONSUMER toward ENTERPRISE would mark a leadership milestone. A milestone SteveJobs would prove " Life after Death" by hurling back at Tim Cook rather than rollover in his grave.

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.