7 Ways Apple Screws Over Their Customers

7 Ways Apple Screws Over Their Customers

Apple's business model is fairly straightforward: Their goal is to move as much money from you to them as humanly possible while giving you as little as possible in return. I know this because I was an Apple customer myself, and I had good reasons for leaving. What you are about to read will be … Continue reading 7 Ways Apple Screws Over Their Customers

A Mathematical Musing: How Zermelo-Fraenkel Set Theory Proves the Existence of God

I've recently been exploring a lot of metaphysical and enlightenment concepts through meditation. I have been meditating for several years now, and have become so good at it by this point that I am able to enter a heightened state of consciousness and come into direct contact with God. Keep in mind that when I … Continue reading A Mathematical Musing: How Zermelo-Fraenkel Set Theory Proves the Existence of God

The Lost Art of the All-Nighter

I love all-nighters. I don't know what it is. There's just something about staying up from dusk to dawn working on a project, burning the midnight oil as I push the limits of what's possible. I often do my best work and have my best ideas in the middle of the night. Whether that's because … Continue reading The Lost Art of the All-Nighter

The Joy of Hacking

I've been on WordPress for exactly a month now, and so I thought it fitting to make a post that was a little more reflective in nature. I'm going to explore a subject I've thought extensively about... specifically I'd like to talk about what it means to hack, what it means to be a hacker, … Continue reading The Joy of Hacking

Online Content Marketing and the Future of the Economy

I've noticed an interesting development in this blog of mine. Originally its intended audience was people in the hacker community, which I have considered myself a part of pretty much forever, and I plan to continue writing in that vein. But recently my site seems to be attracting quite a few people from the online … Continue reading Online Content Marketing and the Future of the Economy

5 Things I Hate About Apple Culture

If you've read my past posts, you'll know that I'm a former Apple user turned Apple hater. In my opinion Apple is a once decent company that has become nothing more than fodder for tech hipster wannabees who want to signal their social status to other hipsters. I hate Apple's business model and believe they're … Continue reading 5 Things I Hate About Apple Culture

Chickenshit Minimalism: How Apple Ruins Product Design for Everyone

You probably remember the Blackberry. It was one of the leading smartphones of the 2000's before iPhone and Android took over. Remember how it had that nice convenient physical keypad where you could easily write messages or dial a number? Remember being able to use a mobile device without getting finger grease all over the … Continue reading Chickenshit Minimalism: How Apple Ruins Product Design for Everyone

Apple to Lenovo: One Nerd’s Search for a Better Platform

I should probably start off this new blog with a recounting of one of the most important decisions I ever made in my life as a computer nerd - my decision to leave my Apple-centered life behind and open my eyes to the wider world of possibilities offered by the Thinkpad platform. When I speak … Continue reading Apple to Lenovo: One Nerd’s Search for a Better Platform