Re: How can one article get so much wrong?!
Yes, and they're simply no different. The very first thing they do is lock themselves into a vendor eco-system. It's what they know. At the simplest level, how many do you think switch between Bing and Google for search?
Yes, how completely different from the days of the 1960's mantra "Nobody was ever fired for buying IBM".
Not to mention your absurd comparison of technological lockdown with ... Google search use? Can you come up with a measurable example that actually has something to do with development, please?
Plus, you actually used the phrase "kids these days." And the sad thing is that you're younger than me.