Re: Java APIs are a "literary work"?
So when will Programmers deservedly earn their Nobel Prize for Software Literature?
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The substance of what they sell is primarily high margin service promises and stagnant stock value.
Products such as hardware based ones, used to be a priority, but the their profitability haven't been profitable enough to justify the stock expectations. They've maintained a growth model of self-consumption until they find something with better margins to sell.
Today the growth model has consumed Ginny. Arvind now gets the privilege of attempting better.
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Safety very much was a focused concern. Placing the first dead men on the moon wasn't going to cut it.
There's a calculated bravery when you are the first to believe you can make metal boats float in water, planes rise above air, or have spaceships land on the moon with parts purchased from the lowest bidder.
Windows Phone was the first indicator (at least to Bill) that maybe his leadership was getting hopelessly out of touch with customer demand.
It's hard in a large mega company to be innovative, without tripping on the tail of everything and everyone you've been dragging along all those years.
Between Microsoft and the independent phone vendors, the overall mobile solution never seemed to be on the same page for very long..
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