Somebody like Hari Seldon?
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I don't think the argument about who invented the portable(personal) digital media player is relevant to the question of why Apple (who was several years late) dominates the market. The next tech company that correctly answers that question will dominate the rest of the market and challenge Apple.
In an analogy: Ford did not invent the automobile, nor did he invent assembly line production, and his first product was limited in capability and appearance but the price was such that almost anyone could buy it.
How many digits are in Pi?
I think it was more of a rhetorical question. Perhaps they know each other in real life and this is how they bro-fist over the internet.
I would check your sources if they did not contain the examples. Most likely you chose not to install the examples.
Um, from the public encyclopedia...
"Innovation is a change in the thought process for doing something or "new stuff that is made useful". It may refer to an incremental emergent or radical and revolutionary changes in thinking, products, processes, or organizations. Following Schumpeter (1934), contributors to the scholarly literature on innovation typically distinguish between invention, an idea made manifest, and innovation, ideas applied successfully in practice."
You just accused Apple of not being innovative to begin with, then you claim to like what they do with other people's ideas...
Ah, but since I am not Anonymous, nor am I on a raid, I have not violated rule #1.
/b/ accepts everyone...
Well done sir, I believe you have check-mate.
Insightful, I will have to remember that link.
I, for one, am interested in your wet slippery bits at the front.
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