Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

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    Economic Disagreement

    Jun 6, 12 • 282 Views • No Comments

    Astronomy might help us understand US history according to biographer Walter Isaacson. We just need to think about binary systems in which 2 separately orbiting stars “are linked because of their gravitational interaction.” The tension between...  [read more]

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    A Macintosh with a Byte

    May 10, 12 • 293 Views • 2 Comments

    Did you ever wonder who created the trash can icon on your computer? It came from a designer working on the first Macintosh. The year was 1981. No one really knew what a computer should look like and what it should do. Steve Jobs told the team developing the...  [read more]

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    The Apple I and the iPad

    Mar 19, 12 • 344 Views • No Comments

    Steve Jobs had been pruning Gravenstein apple trees at the All One Farm and was on one of his “fruitarian diets” when he and Steve Wozniak tried to figure out a name for their new firm. Rejecting Matrix, Executek and Personal Computers Inc., Jobs...  [read more]

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    Encouraging Innovation

    Jan 29, 12 • 445 Views • No Comments

    “Steve had this firm belief that the right kind of building can do great things for a culture.” The Steve is Steve Jobs and the building is Pixar’s headquarters. (The quote came from Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs) The usual Hollywood...  [read more]

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    “Tweakers”

    Nov 9, 11 • 289 Views • No Comments

    Referring to Steve Jobs, most of us think of innovation and entrepreneurship. Like Thomas Friedman in “(Steve) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs,” we imagine business starters and young Thomas Edisons. Instead, in the New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell tells us...  [read more]