• My take on 'Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory'

    January 9, 2012 Jake DiMare

    Over the last few years I’ve absorbed a lot of derision for my general objections to Apple. Particularly for my insistent criticism of  Steve Jobs and the lack of Apple’s social responsibility standards with regards to supply chain practices. I truly don’t care if it changes anyone’s mind but I guess part of me hopes anyone…

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  • What is the Cloud? Indeed…

    June 8, 2011 Jake DiMare

    On my way up to the 11th floor this morning one of the elevator news screens presented me with the question: ‘What is the cloud?’ and then went on to say something about Steve Jobs bringing computing to the stratosphere. As I stared up at the screen I cringed visibly and muttered something under my…

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  • Reaction to the iPad

    January 28, 2010 Jake DiMare

    iPad announcement +18 hours and I have had a chance to read more detailed technical specifications and think this through. I am excited about the idea of a tablet computer and I think Apple has, as always, done a beautiful job with the hardware. Their device is a work of art and breaks new ground…

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  • Apple Tablet vs. eReaders

    January 20, 2010 Jake DiMare

    Excitement is growing around the imminent product announcement from Apple, which we all anticipate will be the rumored tablet computer. I recently talked with Bill Trippe, VP & Lead Analyst, Content Strategies for the Gilbane Group about whether or not tablets will threaten the eReader market. Not surprisingly, the answer was yes. “There is a…

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