there literally is nothing more annoying than when people have to pit things against each other to make their point or elevate a seemingly uninteresting piece of news.
for whatever reason, people think that the only way you explain something to someone is by saying it’s “this vs. that.” It’s fucking lazy is what it is.
if you’re passionate about anything at all, be it a product, a company, a song, a band or a magician, if you can’t try it out and use your own experience, opinions and brains to illustrate something, you should just not do it.
honestly, i know that in any industry there are “competitors.” that’s fine, there’s only so many people in the world to “sell to”, so sure, everyone competes. however, there’s a fine line between real competition and a three ring circus.
the nexus 7 is not an ipad killer twitter is not a text replacer the phone is not a smoke signal destroyer google+ is not a facebook competitor
if you can’t figure out how to talk to people without a virtual crutch then shut. the. fuck. up.