Apple admitted today the direction of the cylindrical Mac Pro released in December 2013 turned out to be a major thermal mistake. The company admits, it just does not meet the needs for an important segment of professional customers; especially for those in cinematography and emerging technologies like Virtual Reality. Which brings us to the 2016 MacBook Pro itself, which probably is facing a future with similar thermal constraints and limitations. The analysis of the Mac Pro's creation was, they did it because they thought it was cool and because they had the resources to do it. It just wasn't created with customers in mind or with emerging trends. The 2016 MacBook Pro has turned out to be case of, we make it thinner because it looks cool (aesthetics) and because we can. A popular third party Apple developer on Twitter, Steve Troughton Smith, sent out a poll asking for thoughts on the Touchbar; and the consensus is split 50/50. Comments also reflected many sentiments about it, 'meh, its ok, hardly use it'. Many hate the lack of a physical key, something particularly important to developers. Also, accidental touches turn out to be a constant problem and issues with the large touch pad. After todays news and what has actually been described as a so-so upgrade for the 2016 MBP; it probably is expected that Apple will also do a uturn on some of the MacBook Pro's design choices. If they do, expect a return of the previous chassis, possible addition or practical ports like a couple USB 3.1 A ports and the SD card reader. I think Apple realizing that aesthetics has its limits, and being practical is important and part of being user friendly too. Return of a modular design a good sign. Lets all be respectful and friendly about this. These are inanimate objects and whatever you do with your savings is your business. Lets all refrain from insults. If you like the MacBook Pro in its current state, congratulations.