A solid company would have found *some* buyer at some price point before it came to this
The difference is that Golf generally had a better chance to put you in touch with the class of people who would likely improve your monetary standing, as they generally could afford hobbies like golf.
Which makes it about as successful as your average pyramid scheme.
This is not too far from the truth. The real money in the PC business is businesses. Generally they have the bucks to buy rather than upgrade. Apple doesn't really care too much about individual buyers anymore. That market has already raced to the bottom with low end Windows and Chromebooks being more than enough for Grandma, Grandpa and students who only use Facebook, Google, Google Docs or Office365 and TurnitIn for schoolwork.
Begun the fart app wars have.
AIs are largely programmed through something called Machine Learning. Guess where the data comes from that provides the machine learning?
People. Papers, blog posts, databases, written by people.
People who have prejudices.
The computer work provides for me is Mac OSX. I program on that. I also hack away at two Raspberry Pis I own.
But most of my time at home is spent using ChromeOS because it comes up quickly, works as a great read/watch/listen consumption device, much better than any tablet I've ever owned.
They got me dead wrong on a lot of things on the Ad preferences page.
Google on the other hand, is much better at this and I find using their stuff to be much less intrusive somehow.
I think a lot of people use Linux based Operating Systems and don't know it.
Android is, at least sorta Linux.
A lot of your set top boxes and routers are running Linux. There's a lot of embedded stuff running Linux too like your Nest thermostat and possibly that new refrigerator you bought.
Chances are those websites you visit everyday are running Linux too.
Just try to get Siri to work with your favorite Music or GPS Mapping program by default....
No. You won't. That's only if you sign up for the Music part of it. I just signed up and still see the $7.99 because I didn't extend music sharing to my family.
Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you. -- Thomas Jefferson