...the price is comparable to that of a new release of OS X.
...keeping in mind that the *new* OS X Snow Leopard release will cost $29 bucks, I do not see where is comparable.
In the modern world it seems to be macho to go without sleep. In reality, depriving yourself of sleep makes you less productive.
(...)In reality, depriving yourself of sleep makes you less reproductive.
There, fixed it
The difference between a career and a job is about 20 hours a week.