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Manufacturers cannot seem to get power management right. I have issues with a Dell laptop too. I don't hibernate it, because it returns with the screen looking like it's interlaced on acid (it slowly works its way back to normal after a few hours). I've also talked to other people with different brands that have problems with sleep and hibernate.
In years past, it's been easy to blame the disconnect between hardware manufactures and Microsoft for power management and other low level hardware issues. Surface is a Microsoft hardware product. (I have no idea how much hey have outsourced it).
Given that one of Apples competitive strengths is complete ownership and optimisation of the hardware/software stack, and that Microsoft entered this hardware space (partly) for this reason, one has to wonder why Surface has so many problems in this area.
It makes me think that all the historical problems have been much more software than hardware.
I recall seeing a comic strip where there is a small line of code on screen but programmer is thinking a lot of workflow ahead. Then someone comes in and disturbs so he forgets the logic. Anyone knows a link to it? I guess it was Reddit or XKCD.