These are the things I've written that are tagged "op-ed"

Microsoft Responds to Dick Brass’ NYT Op-Ed

04 February 2010

… and it’s hard to imagine how they could’ve done a worse job. As Gruber notes, not only was there no reason to respond, but they don’t even engage the original article in a meaningful way. Microsoft’s reply is the equivalent of saying “Well, yeah, but… look over there at this other thing.” but with […]

A Concise Summary of Charlie Booker’s Recent Anti(?)-Apple Rant

29 September 2009

Cleversimon gets to the heart of Charlie Booker’s strange rambly piece from earlier this week: Finishing the sentence “I’ll never buy a Mac because” with anything but “it doesn’t meet my needs” means you don’t get to accuse Apple users of making irrational purchasing decisions based on slavish adherence to an ideology. It’s not surprising […]

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