When products die | The eminent death of Blackberry as it comes to the end of its life-cycle
Karthik VenkateshJan 15, 2022 11:32:19 IST
When products die
Goldeneye (1995), Pierce Brosnan’s first outing as James Bond, features a climactic scene in a disused park in Moscow littered with fallen statues dating back to the erstwhile Soviet Union. Busts and statues of communist leaders and symbolic representations of worker-power (all with the proverbial hammer and sickle) are scattered around, as Bond confronts his nemesis. The previous Bond film, Licence to Kill had been released in 1989 before the momentous events of that year had signalled an end to the Soviet Empire. The statues in Goldeneye were a reminder to the viewer of the changing world where the ghosts of the past still lurked.
The picture then a similar such park populated by obsolete products. In your mind’s eye, which …
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