Tag: big numbers

Apples to Apples to Ice Cream Trucks: The Current Numeric Verdict is In

Much has been made this week of Apple becoming the most valuable company in history (as long as you ignore inflation). One comparo really caught me eye, though, which is this pull-quote, which had lain entombed within a New Yorker-length article in Vanity Fair until Forbes was kind enough to pull out this pull-quote […]

And you call *this* a bad Apple?!

Apple’s numbers are in the news today, but this time the newsworthiness is not stemming from the numbers being great, but, rather, from the numbers falling short of the fantastic sorts of numbers people have come to expect. Personally, I still find them fantastic, in the sense of having somewhat of […]