Thursday, April 29, 2010


Jon Stewart is a communication genius - as evident by the title of this post borrowed from him. He some how mastered the art of hiding behind comedy shield and turn serious when he needs it to make his point. He has become the nations moral compass of sorts. But that is a different story.

I read Jobs' Thoughts on Flash where he describes Apple's reasons for banning popular Adobe's Flash technology from Apple products. All the while thinking to myself " you got to be kidding me!".

Where are all the MSFT bashers of mid 90s and early 2000s? Half the countries in the world would have dragged MSFT to their highest court if they ever did such thing. After all MSFT didn't ban NetScape browsers, it simply made its own the default.

Back then, MSFT made the same claim as Apple does today:

"Our motivation is simple – we want to provide the most advanced and innovative platform to our developers..."

 Why is there no outrage this time around in the tech world? Why the double standard?

Now, banning Flash is only one example, Apple's reaction to Gizmodo is also something that makes you wonder. Listen to Stewart version of it:

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