Mike Putnam

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Choose your own adventure: Lock-in!

Apple announced today it's latest product, a laptop with a capacitive-touch key surface in place of a physical keyboard; sans Escape key. Amusingly, many Vim users took to the Interwebs to sarcastically bemoan this loss of a default key binding.

In life, everything is a decision about how much lock-in you are willing to accept; what pros and cons matter most to you and how much control you are willing to give up in the face of that data.