Dear Apple

Dear Apple,

I love you guys, but you must really curb your obsession with big cats. Mountain Lion? Really? Pickings are growing slim, eh?

Sincerely,

Jamie Todd Rubin

Published by Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.

6 replies on “Dear Apple”

  1. Ubuntu has had weird names for their releases, too. Alliterative AND animal based, and going to the next letter in the alphabet. Going backwards:

    Oneric Ocelot
    Natty Narwhal
    Maverick Meerkat
    Lucid Lynx

    Et cetera

  2. To be fair, “mountain lion” is the first cat of the bunch that actually lives in the same county as 1 Infinite Loop …

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