Entries Tagged as 'General Detritus'

Unbecoming Steve Jobs Stuff

March 30th, 2015 · No Comments · General Detritus

Some of you may have read “Becoming Steve Jobs.” I did. I liked it. There’s a lot of stuff out there being said about the book. A lot of people think that because the actual people who knew him think it’s a good book it must be just a cultish hagiography. I didn’t think it […]

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Wanna Buy a Watch?

March 19th, 2015 · No Comments · General Detritus

 Watch. There. I said it. …. Every company who makes anything electronic is going to introduce something that sits on your wrist. Everybody. Microsoft has the “Band,” now. The Band isn’t really a watch. It isn’t really a band, either, I mean not like the Moody Blues is a band, anyway. Except the Microsoft […]

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Next!

March 15th, 2015 · Comments Off · General Detritus

The  Watch cometh. Apple is releasing a new thing in just a couple of weeks. You can tell. The punditbots are going gorilla fecal matter over the thing. Most of the commentary I’ve read has been negative. The  Watch will not sell well The  Watch is ugly The  Watch is technically inferior The  Watch will further isolate […]

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Cognitive Dissonance.

March 1st, 2015 · Comments Off · General Detritus

Been reading around the innertubes again. I read a lot of stuff about AAPL the stock, and Apple the company. You might think they’re both the same thing, but you’d be an idiot. Apple innovates up cool stuff and sells it by the metric shit-ton. AAPL is going to fail, usually because Apple can’t innovate […]

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 Car  Car  Car  Car  Car

February 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off · General Detritus

The  Car. Project Tight’un. Poaching Tesla employees. Phantom vehicles festooned with cameras and sensors roaming the streets. Apple has enough money to buy Tesla and Ford. Jony Ive loves cars, so the  Car is a no brainer. Of course Jony Ive has a thing for cars. He’s a normal guy with a weapons-grade stash […]

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Just a Couple of Things

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off · General Detritus

I saw this in Forbes, today. The question in the headline reads, “Should Apple Scrap Its Watch?” When the headline ends in a question mark, the correct answer is always, “No.” The guy who typed the the hit-whore click-bait went on to use the tired cliche that Apple can’t innovate because Tim Cook. Then he […]

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