Tag Archives: Apple

Did Apple Steal the Design for iPad From a 90s TV Show?

This post is not so much about Apple stealing a design from a Sci Fi show, but rather about how big sites manipulate your average Internet Joe into wasting his time on nonsense. The anatomy of the manipulation starts with a catchy headline, followed by a weak thesis, and asks the reader for the final […]

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Apple Rejects Simon Sinek’s Teachings. Steve Jobs Turns In His Grave.

I was just sitting there, watching it in disbelief. The new Apple commercial, there was something odd about it. It created this odd psychic friction in my mind. Something was different about this one. But what was it? Apple’s noise canceling technology, “so when the world gets noisy, calls sound better,” the voiceover proclaims. Link […]

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Apple. The True Pirate of Silicon Valley

Ever noticed how Apple tends to sue a lot of companies for various things including patent infringement? Turns out, that’s their business model! Apple isn’t just a computer and gadget company, in fact they have never been just a computer and gadget company. This button to the left was given out to people at Silicon Valley […]

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What Makes People Buy: Rejection

Many years ago, I was dating this lovely singer/actress; let’s call her Fedra because that’s her name. She asked me to come with her to an audition for this agency that was able to put you in commercials and what not. So off we went and then waited 20 or so minutes in an airy […]

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What Makes People Buy: Identification

How come artists can see larger truths, tell us about them and we still don’t listen? A love the line from Hot Hot Heat’s Le Le Low song about 36 seconds into it when they sing Fashion is feeding us Identification. Give it a listen if you’re not at work and dig high-energy alt rock. […]

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