Steve is so hugely successful and yet he treated so many people so badly. How much of an Asshole do you have to be to be successful? – Daniel Kottke (Steve’s friend and Apple technician who accompanied him to India), quoted in the new documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine As Executive Producer […]
What Intel has done for the microprocessor, we’re going to do for the home computer. – Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the Hollywood movie Jobs Steve Jobs was a Class A asshole in his shabby treatment of people around him. Jobs was also an astute and wealthy businessman thanks to co-founding Apple and his role […]
The year – 1997 The Date – October 6 The place – Orlando, FL The event – Gartner Symposium and ITxpo97 The context – Apple was down in the dumps, its stock was trading at $22 and there were grave concerns over the company’s future. Dell was soaring, its build-to-order PC model was a big […]
E-commerce Goliath Amazon.com today preened that its customers purchased enough copies of Walter Isaacson’s biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to create a stack taller than Mt. Everest.
* February 24, 1955 – iBorn. Steve Jobs lands on Planet Earth. Steve’s biological father was a Syrian Muslim immigrant Abdulfattah John Jandali and biological mother was Joanne Simpson. Steve was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. * 1974 – Steve visits India in search of spiritual enlightenment. * April 1, 1976 – Co-Founded Apple […]
Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder and the creative force behind several of the company’s most successful products like the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad, passed away today. He was 56. The cause of death was not disclosed. Jobs had been ailing and recently passed the baton to Tim Cook. Announcing Jobs’ death, Apple said on its […]