Tag Archives: apple

The canker in quarantine policies

No, it’s not the bitter reaction from the apple and pear lobby to the end of our century-long ban on apple imports from NZ. What else could we expect: thanks to the price (and quality) protection afford by the ban, uncompetitive producers in those industries have been ripping-off the consumer so long we could hardly […]

Answering the voices?

“A lot of homeless people come in and do live webcasts” Extract from Confessions of an Apple Store Employee (Popular Mechanics) A primer on modern mores by an Apple slave. The tedium of being earnest.