We are selfish creatures. Naturally, we are preprogrammed as living beings to put ourselves before all else, mainly as a survival method. Nowhere else is this statement more true than in the golden land of opportunity itself: Silicon Valley. And it’s this selfishness, this self obsession that is so intertwined with the very idea of… Continue reading Build Products, Not Companies.
Normally, new product releases from Apple are met with an unprecedented degree of fanfare, so much so that even before a given product is announced people are already hyped and enthusiastic about it. And this is true when you look at almost every product in Apple’s lineup, every product except one: the HomePod. I consider,… Continue reading No One Cares About the HomePod.
It seems that everyday the idea of cloud computing for consumer markets gets closer and closer to being a reality. With more and more applications like game streaming services such as Google’s Stadia or Amazon’s recently announced Project Luna coming to market and finding success, it seems safe to say that cloud computing is more… Continue reading The Problem With Consumer Grade Cloud Computing
Part of the problem with stating the importance of the computer is that its importance has been stated so many times that it would seem easy to overstate it. But in fact, I feel that the computer is of much greater significance to our world and our future than many care to realize, and that… Continue reading The Importance of the Computer.
God, I’m so tired of asking myself this. It’s been ten whole years since the first iPad came out, and this question hasn’t gotten any easier to answer, in fact, in some ways, it’s gotten harder to. At first, even before the it was formally unveiled, many thought the iPad -or whatever they thought the… Continue reading What is the iPad?
When Apple first announced the iPhone in 2008, it’s unveil shocked the world for a multitude of reasons. It was an iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator all rolled into one, single device. Today, most recognize the impact that the iPhone had on the worlds of computers and smartphones, with the small device completely… Continue reading Tim Cook Just Dealt a Massive Blow to iPhone Sales… Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.
For the past few decades the spread and democratization of technology kickstarted by the introduction of the first personal computers in the 1980s has gradually become more and more of a defining force in our lives, with many of our lives being intrinsically infused with, and, in turn, defined by, the technology we use for… Continue reading Every Job is a Tech Job… And Why That’s a Good Thing.
In the late 2000s and early 2010s, each new iPhone launch was met with an outstanding level of hype. At the time, the technology was so new and exciting that every year Apple’s smartphone would make the news with its shiny new features, with thousands of people waiting in lines outside Apple stores for the… Continue reading Is the Smartphone Dying?
When Steve Jobs iconically pulled the first ever MacBook Air out of an envelope way back in 2008, few could foresee the impact that the laptop would have on the computer industry as a whole. Now, over a decade later, it is easy to see how the then unbelievably thin and light profile of the… Continue reading Will Apple Silicon Be the Silver Bullet for the Mac’s Problems?
I think that one of America’s biggest problems right now comes directly from the way it views itself. Nationalism is more visible in our country than it has been in a long while, perhaps even since world war II. While I believe that national pride is by all means a good thing, like with all… Continue reading Some Recent Thoughts.