The Pebble and the Avalanche

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Current Revolutions in Business and Technology

by Dr. Moshe Yudkowsky,

author of The Pebble and The Avalanche: How Taking Things Apart Creates Revolutions


Tue, 2008-Feb-26, 14:34

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DVDs and the Microsoft Revolt

Here's an article that explains the recently-ended battle between HD DVD and Blu-ray DVD formats. In essences, the article states that Microsoft attemped to use the HD to sneak its codec and WinCE operating sytem into the living room — and the manufacturers and movie studioes rebelled.

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