I’m : a programmer, writer, podcaster, geek, and coffee enthusiast.

The secret unconscious desire for many hackers is for Dad to publicly recognise them, and to offer them jobs within Apple. When Dad doesn’t do this, and indeed seems to thwart them, then Oedipal rivalry occurs, a love-hate relationship with Dad, and a desire to harm him. Thus the many writers who now say they won’t buy an iPhone or who tell others that Apple is not the same company they knew it to once be, thus revealing a level of “stuckness” most family therapists understand.

A family therapist analyzes Apple fanboy rage