Aadharsh Kannan, a data scientist at Microsoft and huge Windows Phone fan, has decided to finally make the switch to Android, explaining in a lengthy blog post why the transition was the only way to go for him.
Specifically, Kannan goes back to the days when Apple introduced the iPhone, pointing out that he doesnâ€™t think that Cupertino didnâ€™t invent a revolutionary idea, but a revolutionary product. The ecosystem it created was substantially more important than the phone itself, he says.
â€œJobs knew from day one that he was not creating a consumer product rather a multi-sided marketplace where the telecom carrier, developers, content creators (music, video etc.) and the consumers came to the same place. He was, however, sure that the one part of the marketplace shouldnâ€™t feel the slightest of pain, the consumers; for they were the only ones who pay,â€ he writes.
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