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Comment Re: Expect drama (Score 1) 94

she undoubtedly cherry picks her examples. She develops a thesis based on her analysis of the industry, then makes a video about her thesis and chooses examples to illustrate it. This is what any biographer or historian or literary critic does. Ever seen PBS?

The big question is, so what? Nobody goes nuclear when Roger Ebert releases a review. Why is it such a big deal?

Submission Mac OSX El Capitan becoming more like iOS?->

Noah Haders writes: Ars Technica had a detailed bit on the new security measures in El Capitan, which locks you out of the system files or system folder. They call it System Integrity Protection. Can any nerds explain what it means to users and developers? Is this the correct response to all the malware and viruses floating about? is this the iOSification of OSX?
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Comment Re:Why not both (Score 3, Insightful) 101

I have two thoughts on this. First, Apple's business model is fundamentally different from google's, and it makes sense for apple to point out the benefits of their business model at every opportunity. Second, I suspect that Tim Cook is extraordinarily sensitive to privacy issues, and one could hypothesize that it may have to do with growing up gay in Alabama in the 60s.

Comment Re:The real problem (Score 2) 299

You should better compare software to digging tunnels in the mountains. You never know what type of stone is ahead, and if you reach sand, you have to cool it so that it's stable etc.

and yet tunnel diggers manage to work on-time and on-budget over and over and over again...

"Open the pod bay doors, HAL." -- Dave Bowman, 2001