I'm not going to put any money on it yet, but I think Microsoft and Google will eventually outcompete Zoom.
"Traffic Is Way Up and the Internet Seems Fine. Did We Maybe Spend Too Much Time Ferociously Debating Net Neutrality?"
Intelligence, technology, and capitalism can be an awesome combination.
I think society should have a few dreamers. But there are two problems:
- There are way, way more applicants for the job than there are openings.
- Even for blue-sky dreaming, there should be some attempt to separate dreams from fantasy and sheer craziness. The time and whatever resources were devoted to trying to spin straw into gold were a complete waste.
I think Elon Musk is not a dreamer but a BS artist. Here's a seemingly careful attempt to support that thesis.
As I recall, Bill Gates also had an excellent batting average on predictions of future technology. Both Gates and Bezos made a ton of money. Funny how that works.
When the case started--1995?--Google was much smaller and I could see a reason why they didn't want to pay a lot for the IP. But why don't they want to settle this now?
1.4 nanometers! That's really small, dude.
So you can keep up with the kids.
"YouTube has 2 billion active monthly users," "63% of Americans watch YouTube on a daily basis," and more.
Funny or sad: you decide.