Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center

Go Back   FedoraForum.org > Community Lounge > Wibble
FedoraForum Search

Forgot Password? Join Us!

Wibble A place to have a sensible chat, about anything non linux related. Please remember that political and religious topics are not permitted.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 26th July 2012, 03:04 PM
BBQdave Offline
The Ubu-Grillmaster
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: North Carolina
Age: 46
Posts: 1,959
linuxfirefox
VALVE Gabe Newell's take on the future

Valve's Gabe Newell

“The big problem that is holding back Linux is games. People don’t realize how critical games are in driving consumer purchasing behavior. We want to make it as easy as possible for the 2,500 games on Steam to run on Linux as well. It’s a hedging strategy. I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space. I think we’ll lose some of the top-tier PC/OEMs, who will exit the market. I think margins will be destroyed for a bunch of people. If that’s true, then it will be good to have alternatives to hedge against that eventuality."


I am curious too about the viability of Goods and Services in a Digital World.


As for Windows 8, we will see if it is doomed to catastrophe.
__________________
On quest for blue smoke and red rings...
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 26th July 2012, 08:12 PM
jwele Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Sacramento
Age: 24
Posts: 48
windows_xp_2003chrome
Re: VALVE Gabe Newell's take on the future

Lets hope that the interface is so different that my dad finally lets me give him the gift of a free OS, free as in freedom of course. To install a usable sleek DE and not have all the bloat. I just see win8 as a "hey lets try to develop windows and new tablet technologies side by side. If that is so then they will probably try and fail like they did with the zune at moving customers to a crap peace of hardware/software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What do you see in the future for Technology? I SEE A BRIGHT and PENGUINY FUTURE!!! zivalican_elite Wibble 4 25th October 2005 03:38 PM
What do you see in the future for Technology? I SEE A BRIGHT and PENGUINY FUTURE!!! zivalican_elite Fedora Focus 1 20th October 2005 10:51 AM
What do you see in the future for Technology? I SEE A BRIGHT and PENGUINY FUTURE!!! zivalican_elite Programming & Packaging 1 20th October 2005 10:50 AM
Future of what we know? jcstille Wibble 5 11th February 2005 03:34 PM


Current GMT-time: 07:03 (Tuesday, 02-09-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat