perhaps a valid comparison. The Model T is what turned cars from an interesting diversion for the privileged to the only means of transportation for virtually all working Americans. It wasn't fancy. Did not have all the bells and whistles. It had its quirks. But it was cheap enough and reliable enough to enable common people from farmers wiped out by the dust bowl to factory workers, to kids fresh out of high school to afford a car that they could count on to deliver in a pinch. Thus when the US entered WWII, practically every soldier already knew how to drive and work on cars compared to the Germans who had to provide training to impart that skill. Today, in the US almost all common people have the basic knowledge of how to use a computer because of the Model T of computers Operating Systems, Windows. While Mercedes and audi may be better cars, the biggest share of the driving public will be driving Fords and Chevys. Same with OSs. It will be Windows, Macs and everyone else.
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