Exactly. The donation is nice, and employees are paid enough that said gifts probably aren't detrimental to them -- although it'll mean more for others like admins, etc. > Alphabet likely would have spent around the same amount of money on its holiday gifts, so it’s not exactly a cost-saving move. In the end, it has nothing to do with keeping the tradition or good will for the business etc. It's a marketing gimmick wrapped in a tax write off given to specific districts chosen by a few elites. Welcome to the Corp.
Unless this donation is something they were planning on doing anyway for PR. Then, it costs them nothing.
They'd also have to invent a way to manage that storage so that pulling the card out would only remove the part of your library you expect, and not cause the damn thing to fail catastrophically. They'd also need a way to avoid hours and hours of manual user processes to delegate a storage location, or to migrate collections of books between locations.
And yet somehow my Nook manages it. I can have my books on my card, swap out the card and give to one of my kids and they magically have kids books.
Machines that have broken down will work perfectly when the repairman arrives.