Given that Vista was clearly beta software, and Win7 was basically what Vista 'should have been', I'd say it took closer to 8 or 9 years to deliver a new working OS after XP. But rest assured Win8 will be a Great Leap Forward.
I am currently watching my mother die of a completely uncurable disease for which some of stem cell treatments have shown promise in controlled, properly conducted scientific studies. Of course it's not your family member dying, so naturally you don't give a shit, but thanks for forcing your preference onto others, potentially killing some.
Ha ha, I guess if you can't use facts and reason to rationally rebuke an argument, then resort to childish insults like calling it "groupthink". Could you explain why the argument is wrong instead of just resorting to ad hominem logical fallacy?
If you're dying from an uncurable disease anyway, and the only hope is a new stem cell treatment with unknown risks and side effects, why shouldn't you be allowed the choice to at least try a treatment that *might* extend your life (knowing the risks), as opposed to the alternative of *definitely* dying? And it's nonsense to ban it on the basis that some clinics might promote it with 'disregard' for safety
Sure, but the 'little guy' i.e. smaller businesses still get screwed by an unjust system.