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rant1ng47632ySo when is blockchain going to solve the corporate profit model and stop the inevitable decline of quality every single corporation reaches as it grinds out investor profit.
Right? Blockchain? Or Ai? Or both?
A blockchain A.I. or... A.I. blockchain
I'm going to say blockchain again.
Fuck I need sleep.
Noob67182yMaybe it's the ultimate fate of every successful company to become controlled by sales people.
People who don't care about the quality of the product, the customer experience or the original , pure and naive mission.
They prey on the stupid masses and care only about higher revenues.
It happens to every big company, disregarding the industry it's in. Be it internet services (Google), gaming (Blizzard) or social media even.
So, maybe it is indeed an expected outcome and some management ways need to be changed?
jonhyfun7292yMicrosoft cant offer a simple RestApi, you always need to treat some random data and fucking atom
Agreed entirely, but what's the alternative? Where is quality these days? Solo creators? Open source? Both of these things tend to fall behind large fast-moving companies with major budgets. Or support and development stop as the solo creator fails to make a living with his idea and goes back to work on something that pays. Or the open source project loses its founder and the creative vision is lost with him.
This is not to disagree with your point above. I am just interested in this subject and want to continue the discussion.
For example, I fully support small "artisan" creators, entrepreneurs, developers. I respect their work and what they do. For example Inkdrop - solo dev working out of his apartment in Japan. Cool! But once my trial is over will I switch over from Evernote? I don't know.
On the scale of Adobe and Autodesk only Blender has been able to really stand out.
Maybe the root of the problem is that we seek out progress even when progress becomes detrimental.
karma110882yJust use devrant 🙈
@konzeptraum Yeah that's kind of the issue.
I think there's kind of an unsolvable problem in the fact that most quality products are both not free (paid) and not free (limiting).
I'll gladly pay for good products, but I also want the freedom to change the product, to control how it works.
But the reality is that monetizing open source is difficult, that fewer people will pay when payment is optional, and that it's much harder to grow a quality product with volunteers.
Adobe Premiere is a much more stable quality product than KDEnlive, but it limits your choice of OS, and you have very little control over added or removed features.
The compromise I like the most is the route taken by companies like gitlab & sentry: Offer the core product as open source for self hosting, and offer a paid hosted service for convenience. But that only works for SaaS solutions.
In my opinion, this is the largest unsolved problem in tech.
cursee180502yFor now. 😁
you sir, spoke my heart.
Only if i had to add more to it, i would say apple.
At one point of time apple was the core of innovation, but now their lust for money sees no bounds.
I wonder if steve could have ever led that, allowing greed to take over innovation
kescherRant12Samsung. They basically have Chinese crapware on many phones, disguised as "Smart Manager" or some bs. It's "...
CatMDV11Everyone. I hate everyone. I used to hate everyone and still hate everyone.
Condor20Every single one of them, and every one that will come after them. Google, it started out as 2 people in thei...