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tenthousandthings said:sacto joe said:dysamoria said:sacto joe said:dysamoria said:neilm said:I don't know that there was any need to reopen and reargue the whole Pro Stand issue, much less in 1,955 words. But this article is nonetheless completely on point: the stand is an elaborately engineered product, built in low volume for the professional market. (That Sony 4K rig shopping list provides a telling comparison.) Don't like it? Then don't buy it.
As usual with such things, the loudest voices of internet outrage are from people who aren't even remotely part of the target market.
Best Investment Ever.
I think this would actually be an excellent avenue of inquiry and exposition for the vigilant Mr. Dilger. Why is it a fool's errand to compare the price of the 1984 Macintosh (especially the 512K, the iMac Pro of the time) to the 2017 iMac Pro, or the price of the 1987 Macintosh II to the 2019 Mac Pro? Because I kind of think it is, but I'm not sure I can articulate exactly why. Something about scale and commodification, and the fact my iPhone is exponentially more powerful. It would take research to think it through and take an authoritative stance. I'm not in a position to do that, but Dan is. I'd like to see it.
Nice effort, but poor video. It's just a stream of shots of her face fading in and out. I'm not a fan of meaningless music videos. The video should help tell the story. Amiright?
Everyone with an iPhone thinks themselves a George Lucas.
Based on past history of just abandoning anything that takes a modicum of effort
it would be unwise for those who are not of the Apple Sheep cloth to put much faith
in Apple being consistent with any product at this level. You only need look at
1. The demise of the Xserve server and RAID
2. Apple acquiring and doing nothing with PowerSchool.
3. The neglect of iBook Author despite the small but fanatical fan base
4. Aperture’s slow decaying death
5. OS X Server turning into a toy
Apple’s spent their money on AI companies and other ancillary technologies but they haven’t spent much effort
into growing their Pro apps beyond routine small features and maintenance updates.
I’d trust Apple if I had a few workstations to purchase but I’d be wary with committing to anything more than that.