When the quest for the best user experience goes too far.

So called “planned obsolescence” is something we hear a lot about lately. Just a few years ago, Apple made headlines for supposedly using software to make older iPhones seem slower, with the goal of pushing users to upgrade to a newer model. While Apple never admitted to the latter, they dd acknowledge that they had… Continue reading When the quest for the best user experience goes too far.

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Political Partisanship Shouldn’t Exist

Since the dawn of mankind itself, man has divided itself into factions. In the earliest days, man formed tribes, then nations, and in those nations man divided itself into political parties to surround himself with people who claimed to support his ideals. Now, thousands of years after man’s earliest civilizations rose and fell, our countries… Continue reading Political Partisanship Shouldn’t Exist

In a world where retail stores struggle to survive, how does Apple thrive?

Retail stores are a dying breed. Nowhere else is this statement more true than during the holidays. While stores were packed with eager, savings hungry customers, they now stand as relics, ghost towns occupied by the scarce souls who firmly grasp the ways of the past. They lie as empty tombs, their wares undisturbed, unseen… Continue reading In a world where retail stores struggle to survive, how does Apple thrive?

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is a bad movie, but it’s my favorite Star Wars movie.

You’ve seen the reviews, you’ve heard it’s a bad movie. And it is, but Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is a great Star Wars film, and my favorite Star Wats movie, next to A New Hope. Rise of Skywalker is an incoherent mess. It has nonexistent pacing, a in-cohesive narrator, and events that probably… Continue reading Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is a bad movie, but it’s my favorite Star Wars movie.