Saw this in an article on Plan 9 and it pretty much applies to the Zune.
There is a lesson here for ambitious system architects: the most dangerous enemy of a better solution is an existing codebase that is just good enough.
Except the iPod and iTunes are more than 'just good enough' they're really good for most people
Always wondered why MS doesn't just come to slashdot for help. We could save them a lot of wasted time and money
Same age here. No real desire, but some sort of lingering commitment to gaming.
It's hard to let it go. Tetris on the DS is the only game I'll play consistently.
Today, I had my first real taste of what Dilbert goes through. After two weeks of tweaking a design the president of our company approved he came in today and decided he didn't like just about all of it.
He has no understanding of the web first off, but even my VP and manager were aghast when the president completely reversed his opinion on what he wanted 8 weeks ago. So now here I am, 5 weeks to deadline with twice as much work todo. ALl because the president had a whim.