Are the people who "fall in love" with Macs stupid, gullible individuals? Well this argument could be used with any fanatic of any operating system. But there's one thing that possibly makes the Mac user more "dumb."
It's probably naïve to think that the world's most difficult questions could be answered by an app, but with so few outlets for real dialogue out there, it seemed like it was worth a try. Here, then, is a transcription of my recent attempt to use Siri as the source of all wisdom.
Earlier this year, Apple announced that it had hired an outside organization to investigate charges of forced overtime, child labor, and other miserable working conditions at the Chinese factories that make many of its i-toys.
Apple achieved what only five other companies have ever done: a market capitalization of $500 billion. So, will our Apple addiction be as profound and long-lived as our oil addiction? Not if Google and Amazon have anything to do with it.
STEM education is not doing anything near what it's supposed to do. Ask kids to name their favorite scientists and they still name Einstein. Ask kids to name their favorite engineers and the answer is silence.