An iPhone does not Cool Maketh Thee

You remember how some time back, I wrote about the iPhone 2.0 launch? Well, take a look at the guy in that photo. Take a real good look. Now look at the photo below. In case, you’re wondering, yes, that’s the same guy who was the first person in SF to get the new iPhone who was eating by himself at the release of Lawrence Lessig’s new book. I bring this up not to pick on someone’s being a dork as I was the dorkiest of dorks in high school, but more to point out that just having the newest Apple gadget will not make people like you. And if you show up to an event insisting on wearing the headphones of said gadget throughout the event just to show that you have the new said gadget, you will be disliked even more. These are sad facts, but the sooner you learn them, the sooner we can all live on a happier planet.
Happy Halloween. I’ll be hiding indoors with a bottle of scotch and a plaid smoking jacket if you need me. And again, just for reference, don’t go as Sarah Palin!
An iPhone does not Cool Maketh Thee