Metaphor: Microsoft Windows

The most dominant, but least hip, operating system
Scott Rosenberg, in Technologizer‘s “The Future of Windows
(It is actually comparing Microsoft Windows to newspapers, not the other way around, but I say it counts.)

Like the newspaper industry, Microsoft simply cannot trade in today’s significant but ultimately dwindling profits for bets on the future. That’s why you can bet the future will belong to someone else.

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