Originally Posted by Janak Parekh
I guess I would not be so dismissive of him if he was a casual person conversing to me as opposed to a writer putting a pen to paper. Perhaps I expect too much of journalists nowadays (not meaning you, of course).
Yeah, I know what you mean. I'd guess though that when he submitted this to the editors at the Huffington Post, they clapped their hands together with GLEE and cackled "PRECIOUSSS PAGEVIEWS....PREEEEEEEECIOUS!!!" They knew this was link-bait and would blaze like a supernova across the Apple-focused sites.
But, FWIW, I really do think he was 100% serious. I deal with people this clueless fairly often.