So anybody who is even remotely paying attention to processors knows that Intel is in some really deep shit. Back in 2014 they were essentially riding high above all of the competition and nobody could even come close to challenging their vice like grip on the market. My my how times have changed.
Fast forward to the present day, seven years later and you'll find a situation that is almost unrecognizable. Intel is still pushing processors built on the same tech as they were in 2014. They just have more cores, generate more heat and suck down way more power. To be fair, their integrated GPU (Intel Xe) is actually a bit better nowadays. But only if you ignore the woeful state of the drivers.
As some of you may have heard, yesterday Microsoft announced the upcoming release of Windows 11. As an early build had leaked last week and Microsoft had dropped a number of hints this did not shock anybody in particular. What was rather shocking was how little Microsoft seems to give a shit about the normal everyday average computer user.
Now if you are a frequent reader, you know that I wholeheartedly believe that Windows is a Legacy Operating System. The core of my reasoning can be understood by quoting a single part of the post:
A lot of my regular readers have probably already seen the title of this post and recoiled in either shock or horror, perhaps a bit of both. But the truth is, while I have spent a lot of time pointing out and pushing back against the sins of the so-called "far right" over recent years, the "far left" certainly has it's fair share of issues and today we'll be discussing one of them.
Now to be clear, I'm only using the terms "left" and "right" here because they are easily accessible and universally understood labels that allow me to edit out at least a paragraph of wasted screen real estate and a few minutes of your precious time explaining the multitude differing corners within our political spectrum. While it is logical to argue that political identity is far more complex than what we can represent via a single abstract line with two sides, one left and one right, the point is not to hammer away at the host of the mental parasite so much as it is to identify it, call it out and make the case for it's swift eradication.