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Open vs. Closed: A TechStuff Debate

January 16, 201245 min
What are the benefits of each type of system? What are the drawbacks? Who won the debate? Tune in as Jonathan and Chris explores the respective pros and cons on each side of the great debate between open and closed systems.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit