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Current exceedingly minor frustration: people regularly refer to Apple-only and Google-only software/hardware/services as "ecosystems".

These are specifically not analogous to ecosystems! These are artificially restricted and designed monocultures.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecosyste

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That's not even to say that those systems are bad because of being controlled in that way (although I mostly think that too), but just that the metaphor is so distractingly inapt.

People like that Apple hardware and software automatically works well together or has a single design or style -- sure, I get that. Natural ecosystems are not like that.

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