Category Archives: Opinion

The Different Tales of Two Nations: The Comeback Kid vs. The Whiny Kid

This post will most likely stir some controversy among my friends. I am sure that some of them would even accuse me of betraying my own country of birth — Bulgaria. I typically do not comment on politics on my … Continue reading

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Apple Has Become the “Big Brother” (And Nokia Calls That Out in an Ad)

It’s ironic how over time a company may do a complete 180-degree pivot and become the epitome of everything against which it once stood in rebellion. Remember the iconic 1984 Apple Macintosh ad? In that ad, Steve Jobs and company … Continue reading

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Nokia — The Unsung Hero of Modern-Day Technology

Once upon a time, there was a company that dominated the mobile phone industry — it delivered the best user experience, had the snazziest and most coveted devices with the latest bells and whistles, captured the highest market share, and … Continue reading

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Apple — Most Valuable but Also Most Vulnerable

Not a single day can go nowadays without the media elating about the skyrocketing trajectory of Apple’s stock price. The Cupertino, CA-based company seems to be breaking record over record. TV anchors get giddy when they report how the tech … Continue reading

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Apple’s Innovator Myth

Many pundits have competed to offer superlatives regarding Apple. The innovation, the snazziness, the incredible success story… As Apple grew in its dominance both on the consumer electronics market and the financial stock exchange, reasonable analysts started asking themselves when … Continue reading

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Rotten Apple

What a “fruitilicious” weekend did we just have! A company that once shot an iconic Orwellian-themed TV ad fighting for the people against “Big Brother” corporations has succumbed to its own success and become the ultimate “Evil Empire.” A company … Continue reading

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Is Soccer Econometrics a Myth?

A month ago I made a few joking comments in front of my friends about the best way to predict the teams that advance the furthest in major soccer tournaments, such as the Euro Cup or the World Cup. The … Continue reading

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