Which corporate nation-state will you serve?

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Postby Mr. Science » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:30 am

Let's assume that, after the fall of the current governance model, the big defense contractors fail to amalgamate into a single dominant fascist regime, and all warfare capacity is divided among the corporate nation-states relative to current revenue.

To which corporation do you pledge fealty?

I feel like I ideologically align with Alphabet (Google) the most but Amazon's logistics make it a tempting horse to back.

Let's also assume that there will be a period of warfare and in 20 year's time 5 of the top 10 corp-states will be defeated and assimilated into the remainders.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/01/worlds-biggest-corporate-giants/
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Postby iambic » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:32 am

yeah I'm a Google boy. praise Assistant and all she knows about me.
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Postby Kenny » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:34 am

I have an Android phone, so Google
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Postby Mr. Science » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:39 am

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Postby gallits » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:41 am

I have eczema so I'm going for Johnson and Johnson
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Postby light rail coyote » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:46 am

amazon appears to be embarking on a hostile takeover of the entire pacific northwest so i'm not sure i'll have much of a choice.

then again, given the housing crisis in this city i may end up stuck in airbnbolivia
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Postby internetfriend » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:47 am

i like nintendo...mario, link
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i like nintendo...mario, link
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Postby gauchebag » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:50 am

Mr. Science wrote: but Amazon's logistics make it a tempting horse to back.


yea like when i need a certain weapon or tool to protect the corporate nation-state, who is going to be able to get me said weapon/tool? china bloody mobile??
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Postby powderfinger » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:53 am

I will declare myself a citizen of Elonmuskia due to the monopoly on Mars colonization.
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Postby WeirdJungle » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:56 am

I didn’t know what Berkshire Hathaway was so I looked it up and...

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Postby Berzelius Windrip » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:56 am

general electric is a cool name

why is apples value so high? just all the fucking iphones?
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Postby WeirdJungle » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:57 am

Apple makes hundreds of times more profit from each iPhone than google does from Android phones
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Postby iambic » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:00 pm

WeirdJungle wrote:Apple makes hundreds of times more profit from each iPhone than google does from Android phones

staking profits on a stylized hunk of plastic, glass and rare earths is such an early 21st century notion

google are information brokers
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Postby . » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:01 pm

iambic wrote:yeah I'm a Google boy. praise Assistant and all she knows about me.


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Postby . » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:02 pm

Berzelius Windrip wrote:general electric is a cool name

why is apples value so high? just all the fucking iphones?


entirely toy story 2 money

all the rest of the business is net loss
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Postby Berzelius Windrip » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:06 pm

its bizarre, but i guess it just demonstrates the value and weight of the brand, that you can make that much money selling a whopping three bits of consumer electronics that anyone can build a decent approximation of

i mean just skimming their wiki GE can apparently build you most of an entire industrial fuckin economy
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Postby brittle » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:07 pm

going wherever elon tells me.

can't wait to beat some Apple Bois to death with their own Bespoke Masons of Beard Tonic.
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Postby powderfinger » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:16 pm

Alphabet citizens are going to be fucked when the leaders can't decide on a messaging platform and they have to rely on SMS, which is controlled by Comcast&t.
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Postby Mr. Science » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:39 pm

Apple's best chance is probably just setting everyone up in a completely self contained ecosystem underground or possibly underwater.
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Postby Autarch » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:48 pm

Gotta go with Google, but would definitely find humor in the situation if Johnson & Johnson won.
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Postby Poptone » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:57 pm

amazon has drones, vast stockpiles of culture in various media, and now grocery stores.

i'm with them from a to z.
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Postby powderfinger » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:16 pm

Mr. Science wrote:Apple's best chance is probably just setting everyone up in a completely self contained ecosystem underground or possibly underwater.


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