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Comment Re:The last time it was a coffee table (Score 1) 67

Yes, I admitted they are speculative, but they are conservative. And yes this would be a tiny portion of their revenue, but this isn't their whole business or their bread and butter, it's a brand new thing they're trying out. And I assume they don't look at revenues and compare them to their $93B total because they wouldn't ever try anything thinking of it that way. "This project will probably only make $250M so why bother, that would only increase our revenues 0.25%." I doubt it.

Comment Re:Limited demand (Score 1) 67

people cannot work in a close contact with each other for a long time.

I would be interested if you have anything to support that claim. Certainly introverts cannot comfortably work in close contact for long periods (in general at least), but most people aren't introverts. At any rate, it sounds like this is for meetings, not for people to work on together all day.

Comment Re:The last time it was a coffee table (Score 1) 67

1000 units at an average of $10K each (one is 8K the other 20K, only MS knows the real numbers) is 10 million dollars of revenue, and that would be an average of 2 units per customer. If it was as low as 10 per customer that's $50 million. I don't think anyone would turn their nose up at that, even a Fortune 500 company.

Comment Re:Rethink (Score 1) 192

He also said he wouldn't rule out using nuclear weapons in Europe. Literally hard to imagine anything worse than that. I mean I seriously cannot think of anything a US President could possibly do that would be worse than using nuclear weapons in Europe. Would he actually do it? Probably not, but I don't know that he could say anything worse.

Comment Re:Generators (Score 1) 637

Correct, if the system is offline at a time when I need access and don't have my phone with me, I'm in trouble. So far that has never happened. And just because I can remember one secure password doesn't mean I want to try to (or possibly could) remember 50 or 100.

Just realize that there are plenty of people who aren't you...

Yes, and you should do the same. You said that people shouldn't use password managers. There are plenty of people for whom they work just fine. Perhaps you are not one of them, but you haven't presented any points that support your blanket assertion that they should not be used, only that they are not suitable for all scenarios. And of course that caveat applies to every tool created in the history of humanity.

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