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Crisis Economics
Crisis Economics
Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm
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Steve Jobs doesn’t learn from history, even his own. There’s a reason Apple isn’t dominant in personal computing. Hint to Jobs: the key is to dominate the software platform, not control both hardware and software. Google has learned from Apple’s mistakes and took a page right out of the Microsoft Windows playbook with Android. History is merely repeating itself. Instead of Windows and IBM PC clones, insert Android and the rest of the cellular phone manufacturers.
What sort of company is Sun Microsystems? Hardware or Software? Server or workstation? Operating System? Database?