Dylan’s Desk: Microsoft vs. the octopus

A recent viral story about an octopus taking a joyride on a dolphin struck me as the perfect capsule review of Microsoft’s new Surface tablet.¬†Somehow, a cephalopod attached itself to a dolphin’s nether parts — right on its genital slit, uncomfortably enough — and the dolphin was leaping vigorously into the air in an effort to dislodge the unwelcome embrace.