LC & Mac M1 Chip
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Sun Jan 10 06:33:22 EST 2021
One could ask him/her-self the question if it is still ethical to buy a
reall Mac? Seeing the child-labor in their factories in China is still
present. Seems nothing good enough is yet done to prevent that.
Op 9-1-2021 om 23:34 schreef Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode:
> > I'm planning to get an M1 Mac this year
> Naturally, right after I post this, Apple makes headlines (again) for
> doing something arbitrary and rather dim.
> So an ethical and professional disclaimer:
> I don't support self-contradictory and illogical policy,
> any more than self-contradictory and illogical UI.
> Shallow thinkers (and toddlers of all ages) focus mainly on external
> agreement. It requires some mental development to realize a need for
> intellectual consistency and indeed honesty.
> I like the way this principle is clear in the realm of coding. If true
> is also false, logic falls apart. Every logical branch in a script
> evaluates to true or false. True and false must be reliable, not
> arbitrary and capricious. Otherwise code would be unpredictable.
> (That's why people who rationalize have trouble writing good code:
> they are speaking a second language, and have trained themselves to
> imitate logic rather than following it! Mental habits matter.)
> Apple's biz practices make it difficult to avoid finally replacing my
> 2012 Mac, but as most people here probably know, I did not intend my
> statement as an endorsement. Glad Richmond can still work on the G5! :)
> Best wishes,
> Curry Kenworthy
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