BlackBerry are lauching a Fact Check Portal – a place for them to supposedly hold competitors accountable for what they say and respond to hype-inducing statements with real facts and figures. Let’s hope they really call people on their BS. I’m (mostly) looking at you, Apple.
Yo is great at achieving what the poke never could. But is it going to stick around? Maybe…
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… and as they worked, they cursed us – not with a common cursory curse, but with long, carefully-thought-out, comprehensive curses, that embraced the whole of our career, and went away into the distant future, and included all our relations, and covered everything connected with us – good, substantial curses.
Jerome K. Jerome: Three Men in a Boat
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This is where this hype train terminates. Please ensure that you take all cash and credit cards with you when leaving the carriages.
From the first time I saw the video and read the materials, I was certain that no amount of crowdfunding would help make these glass hexagons a reality – especially at large scale. While price was my main concern, I couldn’t quite pin all the individual flaws of the project — and frankly — I didn’t bother. I knew there would be someone qualified who would explain to everyone why this is, well, BS. Took him a while, but here’s the response of science, reason and common sense: