Ecosystems

 

They buy an ecosystem, and the gateway drug to that ecosystem is a tightly integrated user experience.

(Source: The Register, Microsoft's Surface bait-and-switch won't make people buy Windows 8)

 

vs.

 

That's the walled garden that so many companies are now trying to drag us into. And I think it stinks.

(Source: Terence Eden has a Blog, I Don't Want To Be Part of Your Fucking Ecosystem)

 

Ecosystems: The new open v. closed debate?