But it's ALSO true that government subsidies can accelerate the development of practical cost-effective technologies
It's ALSO true that government subsidies can slow development by pushing inferior technologies into mass production before they are ready. Subsidies can occasionally be justified, but in the case of solar, the billions spent on subsidies would have been far better employed on R&D to find technology that made economic sense, rather than mass deployment of technology that did not.
this is a risk that, in general, the free market does not take
And if you are a good computer person you install all this stuff on every computer you touch.
But not in phones...
by using generic names, it makes it much much harder to search for information about the software.
Nice hint! it's a big problem.
because their windows xp is pirated
stoled from ships?
"Bond reflected that good Americans were fine people and that most of them seemed to come from Texas." - Ian Fleming, "Casino Royale"