I have the same question / concern.
I think it's great that AWS are offering their own flavour of Linux, but doesn't that result in added risk of vendor lock-in?
Whereas with an Ubuntu instance, one can change cloud providers quite easily , without being tied into AWS-specific Linux configurations .
 I think AWS is great, so this is more a hypothetical scenario.
 I say this knowing little about AWS Linux and the degree to which it has custom configurations that can't easily plug-and-play on other distros.
Would appreciate insight from someone who can speak to this risk from experience.
Ideally you build your software such that the OS is just an implementation detail that’s abstracted away. In the server world a switch from RHEL to Ubuntu is not as hard as a move from, for instance, Google BigTable to AWS DynamoDB
I'd also add, you can get a ceramic bur grinder called the "Porlex mini hand grider"  which fits inside the Aeropress' cylinder.
It's a super compact way to travel with a press and a grinder!
Otherwise spend a bit more money and get the 1Zpresso Q2. I think this is the cheapest grinder with 34mm stainless steel burrs you can get that fits inside the Aeropress plunger.
You'll thank yourself later for getting the stainless steel burrs.
Not that I want to pick a fight, but I'm sharing this more for other readers' reference.
I've had my Porlex for a little over 5 years now, use it around twice daily, and have had zero issues.
A quick Google search of ceramic vs steel burs also seems to indicate the ceramic offers better longevity.
Why else do you say Porlex is terrible, aside from being ceramic?
Its build quality is excellent. Well worth the price.
Stainless steel 34mm burrs also cut significantly faster and more consistently in a similarly sized grinder. This is the main reason you want stainless steel.
I wouldn't worry about longevity since we're talking about a decade or more for whatever type you chose. But yes, ceramic will last longer.
In fact if you don't want the grinder to fit in the plunger of an aeropress, you can get Taiwanese grinders with stainless steel burrs, well stabilised shafts, ball bearings, a milled Al body for less than the Porlex mini and only slightly more than a Rhinowares.
I have a theory that people who start with a Hario Skerton or its clones (all of which have ceramic burrs) tend to be turned off manual grinding because of how bad the grinding experience is.
Steel burrs supposedly cut better and faster.
Admittedly, I've tried my friend's Porlex Tall, and it wasn't unpleasant to use.
The conclusion, for those of you that are wondering:
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I know the WH-1000xm4 are great. I get a similar benefit to what you describe from my Bose QC35 II.
But I'm specifically wanting in-ear earbuds (like the Airpods).
And since earbuds in turn usually mean a compromised battery life, I'm hoping for a wired version with good ANC.
These do well too:
If you look carefully at the Sony’s cables, perhaps you could make audio and charging at the same time:
FWIW, while I own the full size ANCs everyone is raving about here, as well as AirPods Pro and Max, I use one or the other of these two models on intercontinental flights because they last 16 - 24 hours of playtime when wired.
One can be both passionate and curious at the same time.
Sure, depending on the context, one might take preference - but sweeping generalisations like the one implied by this clickbaity title's question don't really add value.
And they're aaall dead.
... You wan' some rye?
'Course you do.
Also, I do occasionally drink rye whiskey and every time I pour one, this is what I think in my head.
I've built a software business over the last 15 years using this exact communications theme, and whilst my little business is a sample size of 1, we've certainly found that framing conversations with customers in terms of "risk" has kept us all on the same page.
I'd also add that by adopting this communication style, one can then look at opportunities in a new light as well. On that note, I was lucky to read a book called "IT Risk" (by Westerman & Hunter, HBS Press ) back when I first started the company, and it gave me an interesting perspective on risk.
In a nutshell, once you identify and minimise/eliminate all the usual risks (many of which you identified in your list), you can then reorient your business in such as way so as to start actively taking risks which stand to improve your overall offering.
This in turn allows you to build a strategic moat of sorts, because whilst your competitors are still scrambling to address the usual risks, you're actively taking on opportunistic risks which at times reap tremendous rewards.
It helps to think of it as an art.
If you have the time to flesh it out, then enjoy the slow process.
I find the work is more rewarding that way.
Put another way, abundant capital exists, but sadly it is disproportionately concentrated and not that readily available to the masses, so demand-pull inflation inevitably kicks in.