Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we've been giving intuition far too little respect. "Intuition will...Show More Summary
A politician in Paris has proposed that a street in the city be named after the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Jerome Coumet, a member of the Socialist Party and mayor of the 13th district in Paris, suggested that four lanes surrounding the Halle Freyssinet area be named after Steve Jobs (via Le Bonbon). more… Filed under: Apple
Los Angeles - By Thanksgiving of 1994, Steve Jobs was stuck. Jobs hadn’t had a hit product in years. He’d blown through $50 million investing in Pixar, a maker of high-end graphics computers struggling to reinvent itself as an animation studio. Show More Summary
France has a surprisingly large number of streets named after Americans. There are streets named for Thomas Edison, George Gershwin Road, and Ben Franklin. But recent plans to name a street after Steve Jobs has encountered some resistance. Specifically, resistance from French Communists. Read more...
For some reason, Donald Trump loves tweeting about Steve Jobs. Is he Apple’s biggest fanboy?
PARIS (Reuters) - A proposal to name a street after the late Apple Inc chief executive and co-founder Steve Jobs has divided the leftist city council of a Paris district.
Plans for a “Rue Steve Jobs” (that’s Steve Jobs Road) in Paris have come under criticism from far-left protestors, who are demanding that the road is instead named after a woman from tech history as part of the march toward “gender equality.”...Show More Summary
A plan to name a Paris road "Rue Steve Jobs" is an insult to gender equality and to those working as "slaves" in Chinese factories, argues the French left.
For almost a decade Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock has been a “super growthstock,” riding on the success of the iPhone and other gadgets developed by the late company founder, Steve Jobs. Each quarter was another strong quarter with hefty operating margins and accelerating revenues and earnings growth. That was music in the [...]
Katia Beauchamp, co-founder of Birchbox, describes to Inc.com contributing editor Donna Fenn how she used cold emails to meet people -- including Steve Jobs.
Apple is misplaying the hand Steve Jobs left them, making themselves vulnerable to competition for the first time since iPod. The company has always been at least one step ahead of the competition in hardware advancements and software experience. Show More Summary
They were a hat-tip to one of his heroes.
November 29, 1995: Capitalizing on the success of Toy Story, Pixar floats 6.9 million shares on the stock market. As owner of upwards of 80 percent of the company, the IPO makes Steve Jobs a billionaire for the first time in his career. One of the first people Jobs calls is his friend Larry Ellison, […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
According to Jony Ive, there was one exercise that Steve Jobs reminded him of every single day – the practice of saying ‘no’. At least once a day, Jobs would confront Ive and ask him “How many times did you say ‘no’ today?” and then push him to say it even more. Show More Summary
Few tech entrepreneurs have had the ability to imagine a future just beyond our reach, and to profoundly change how we live our lives. Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg are two such stars, and Jeff Bezos, our Media Visionary for 2016, joins this constellation. Show More Summary
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November 24, 1999: Steve Jobs gets another feather in his cap when Toy Story 2, the sequel to the original 1995 Pixar hit, debuts in theaters — becoming the first animated sequel in history to gross more than the original. While more a piece of Steve Jobs history than Apple history, the release of Toy […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
November 23, 2010: An early Apple-1 computer, complete with its original packaging and a letter signed by Steve Jobs, sells for $210,000. At the time the most expensive personal computer ever sold at auction, the working Apple-1 is thought to be one of only around 50 thought to still exist. Show More Summary
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November 22, 1995: Pixar’s first feature-length animated movie Toy Story arrives in theaters. The more successful of Steve Jobs’ business ventures during his wilderness years outside Apple, the box office smash hit makes Jobs’ belief in the power of computer graphics pay off in a big way. Show More Summary