[LINK] Robert X Cringely on the future of the smartphone and desktop - as seen by Apple.

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Wed Sep 25 21:43:06 AEST 2013

On 25/09/2013 8:11 PM, Jim Birch wrote:
> I find this kind of statement literally incredible, whether taken in it as
> a direct statement, or as its implied negative:
> "Successful companies never get beaten or overtaken on their own turf - think
> mainframes and IBM, Kodak and film."
> The prosaic rendition of the same is that a very large number of attempts
> to overtake these large established activities, and, unsurprisingly, very
> few, but some, have succeeded.  Rather than being a sparkling insight, it
> is more or less what you would expect, isn't it.

If it's what you would expect, why is it literally incredible?



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