Tag Archive: Apple

Aug 16 2013

The devil is in the taxes-My foolproof plan will rescue our society from the sleazy grasp of special-interest politics.

While pretty much everybody agrees that the U.S. tax code is a mess, nobody does anything about it. Oh, politicians talk about doing something, but mainly what they do is make it worse. There’s a reason for this. You. You’re the reason. People, alas, tend to be greedy and selfish and their attitude toward taxation …

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Jul 24 2013

Eat real: Too many diets are about hype, not health.

Is it just my friends, or is nearly everyone on an absurd diet these days? One friend says she’s on a “primal” diet. She’s trying to eat like cavemen and will devour wild game when she can get it. Another goes on a month-long “detox” fast each year. Somehow, he survives on nothing but lemonade …

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Apr 17 2012

High-speed collusion

Verizon wants to ink cartel-like deals with a cabal of cable companies — its former competitors — to resell each other’s products. By Joel Kelsey The iPad3. The Kindle Fire. The Galaxy Nexus. It seems like every few months an amazing new wireless device is unveiled. Consumers benefit from all this wireless innovation. However, the …

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Sep 05 2011

Apple’s Steve Jobs: Not Quite Henry Ford

By Donald Kaul Steve Jobs has the rare privilege of attending his own funeral. Who among us hasn’t wanted to do that — to see who’s there, who’s not; who’s crying and who seems perfectly calm, even bored? He’s not dead, of course, but ever since he stepped down as chief executive of Apple last …

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Jun 29 2011

Three strikes against Apple

By Peter Certo In college, I considered my Apple laptop a faithful, effective, and occasionally even fun machine. A year past graduation, this constant companion to late nights spent studying, working, or wasting time has aged into a decrepit device. Like the old Windows hourglass, its colorful pinwheel cursor consistently heralds interminable delays. Similarly, my …

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