927: Standards

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Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shit.
 
Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shit.
  
== Description ==
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==Explanation==
 
This one is pretty straightforward and oh so true.  In this comic, Cueball and Blondie see that there are 14 different competing technologies to become a universal standard.  So, they create one in attempt to become the universal standard.  And instead of becoming the standard, it just becomes one of the many competitors.
 
This one is pretty straightforward and oh so true.  In this comic, Cueball and Blondie see that there are 14 different competing technologies to become a universal standard.  So, they create one in attempt to become the universal standard.  And instead of becoming the standard, it just becomes one of the many competitors.

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Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shit.

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Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shit.

Explanation

This one is pretty straightforward and oh so true. In this comic, Cueball and Blondie see that there are 14 different competing technologies to become a universal standard. So, they create one in attempt to become the universal standard. And instead of becoming the standard, it just becomes one of the many competitors.

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