Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, are not just the largest technology companies in the world. As I’ve argued repeatedly in my column, they are also becoming the most powerful companies of any kind, essentially inescapable for any consumer or business that wants to participate in the modern world.
But what about you? If an evil monarch forced you to choose, in what order would you give up these inescapable giants of tech? More at NYT.
I like Gruber’s answer, but Alphabet is very high up there for me. Ultimately, mine would be identical to his. How about you?