As a technologist, writer, surfer and Apple fan, it became obvious as Monday's WWDC keynote shifted into gear that there was a huge story developing right in front of everyone's eyes. Only, to the best of my knowledge, no one — not a single tech writer or enthusiast — caught this story, let alone mentioned it. But here it is:
I mean, if anything is clear after watching the big keynote earlier this week, it's that Federighi's a surfer. He's tall, in shape, casual and funny. Of course, he's a surfer. So forget about the new OS's, the new hardware and the new software offerings: Federighi's a surfer and the keynote was riddled with surfing references, pictures, websites, locations and more.
Think I'm joking? I'm totally not, dudes. And I'll prove it 'cuz I'm rad like that. First here's the joke name of the new OS: based on an animal that nearly every surfer has seen around the breaks: