“I’m against surveillance capitalism but Google’s service is listed first on my app because it is so popular” is the “I’m against the tobacco industry but I offer anyone coming into my home a cigarette because smoking’s so popular” of tech.
If you offer people easy access to cigarettes without so much as a warning about the risks, you might want to reconsider whether you really are against Big Tobacco or whether you’re doing their bidding.
@aral Its impressive. Microsoft knows what its doing, taking all the oxygen out of these events. It isn't what people attend them for, and the larger & more consistent their presence is, the less likely people will return the following year.
Wish the Linux Foundation wasnt rotten to the core...
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