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And Steve Jobs smoked pot and did LSD....what's your point? Reality is.....Kodak-Good......Apple-Bad
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Originally Posted by Mad Pistol View Post

This^
Even though there is no such thing as a "good" corporation, Apple is the epitome of "evil" in the corporate world.

Idk, I would class both Google and Facebook as good with what I've seen.
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And Steve Jobs smoked pot and did LSD....what's your point? Reality is.....Kodak-Good......Apple-Bad

Kodak was good. They made a lot of contributions to photography equipment. However, they failed to adapt to digital photography in any meaningful matter. Remember Kodak digital cameras? Really mediocre overall; perhaps a good value but I'd take a $100-150 Canon Powershot over a $70-120 Kodak EasyShare any day.

Now take Apple, instead of trailing a year behind market trends, they set the trends. Kodak had this coming. I feel bad that the shareholders are wiped out, but I could care less if Kodak succeeds or not - none of their products were any good in recent years. Maybe they can go into just making sensors, or whatever they do good (do they do anything good? I honestly don't know). But if Apple has actual rights to these patents I don't see why some worthless company should hold onto them - I have a feeling the judge is doing Kodak's debtors a favor.

And all this good vs. bad is nonsense. Get off your high horse. If a company provides a useful service/good that there's some sort of demand for, they're a good company. Now if somehow the politiking negatively effected their products/services, then perhaps they'd be "bad" (as in, they don't provide what the market demands). For example, suppose you want/need a product/service from a "bad" company? Just boycott it and settle for something inferior? What's the logic in that - you're now supporting mediocrity to spite yourself.
Edited by jrbroad77 - 3/10/12 at 2:58pm
 
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Kodak was good. They made a lot of contributions to photography equipment. However, they failed to adapt to digital photography in any meaningful matter. Remember Kodak digital cameras? Really mediocre overall; perhaps a good value but I'd take a $100-150 Canon Powershot over a $70-120 Kodak EasyShare any day.
Now take Apple, instead of trailing a year behind market trends, they set the trends. Kodak had this coming. I feel bad that the shareholders are wiped out, but I could care less if Kodak succeeds or not - none of their products were any good in recent years. Maybe they can go into just making sensors, or whatever they do good (do they do anything good? I honestly don't know). But if Apple has actual rights to these patents I don't see why some worthless company should hold onto them - I have a feeling the judge is doing Kodak's debtors a favor.

You have to feel bad for them though, with nothing. And Apple sitting smug in the corner with more money than the US Gov.
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post #14 of 47
I love Kodak for their T-Max film as well as their developing chemicals. I'd hate to use the overprice Ilford crap for my film photography.
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Good. I hate the company apple has become.

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The joke really was guys that Wally Kodak does not exist.
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I reckon Kodak should sell it to Google or Samsung.
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The joke really was guys that Wally Kodak does not exist.

Wally Kodak does too exist lol.


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Apple > Disney in Evil ratings
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Apple > Disney in Evil ratings

They're one in the same. The CEO of Disney is on Apple's board of directors.
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