Inventors and their breakthrough ideas are popular cultural touchstones in America’s history: Benjamin Franklin’s lightning rod; Thomas Edison’s light bulb; the Wright brothers’ first byplane; and Steve Jobs’ garage-built computer. The stories we hear usually celebrate the inventor and the invention, but give little clue to the hours of scientific study that led to the […]
What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory. Here’s why. Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. Show More Summary
Alongside its new Mi Note 2 smartphone, Xiaomi has debuted an intriguing new concept phone, called the Mi Mix, offering an edgeless 6.4-inch display — although packed into a form factor no bigger than a regular 5.7-inch handset. Intriguingly,...Show More Summary
4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate Work It Daily Maverick candidates are like Sir Richard Branson and Steve Jobs. How do you spot a maverick and is it a good idea to have one on your team? The post 4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate appeared first on Work It Daily.
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Let's just say things got a lot better after that. Let's just say things got a lot better after that. It's 2001. Steve Jobs is back at Apple trying to right the ship and re-energize the company. He did. And it all started on a day 15...Show More Summary
Apple.com turned twenty-years old just a few days ago, neatly encompassing what is now referred to as “modern Apple”, after Steve Jobs returned to the company in 1997. This video highlights every major event in Apple’s timeline as a time lapse of its homepages from when the website began in 1996 to the present day. more… Filed under: Apple
The iPod turns 15 years old this week. First announced on October 23, 2001, the device and later it's closed link to Apple's iTunes download store changed the music industry forever. But at first, the iPod was not a hit. Few were willing to throw down $400 for a 5GB...
October 24, 1988: Three years after leaving Apple, 33-year-old Steve Jobs prepares to launch the NeXT Computer, a machine he hopes will cement his reputation as a tech genius and blow away the computers being released by his former company. Show More Summary
On Sunday, Apple's original iPod celebrated the 15th anniversary of its launch on October 23, 2001. The reveal of the iPod by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs in 2001 was preceded by the usual breadcrumb trail of mystery, rumors, and leaks, with most reports pointing to a new "breakthrough digital device" coming from the company later in the month. Show More Summary
Nobuyuki “Nobi” Hayashi, recalling the introduction of the original iPod 15 years ago this week: Steve Jobs insisted that Apple has no intention of stealing away he sales of the music industry; remember this was way before iTunes Music Store. Show More Summary
Photo by Diane Bondareff/ Invision for Disney Consumer Products/AP Images In the sixties, when iTunes was still just a twinkle in Steve Jobs’ eye, the Grateful Dead figured out something very important. Back then the music industry put all of their effort into selling records. Concerts were just an advertising campaign [...]
Addition by subtraction can only help 'The Walking Dead'... and the same is true for you. That's what Steve Jobs would have done. (And oh yeah. Even though I shouldn't have to tell you: spoiler alert.)
Although there are famous examples of company founders who were able to switch gears as their startups expanded - Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Michael Dell are often cited - there are many more examples where founders start to quickly...Show More Summary
If you're a gadget fan of a certain age (cough), you're about to feel ancient: Apple's iPod just turned 15 years old. Steve Jobs unveiled the first version of the media player at an event on Apple's campus on October 23rd, 2001. To say that it had a wild ride after that would be an understatement. Show More Summary
Fifteen years ago today, on October 23, 2001, Apple cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs unveiled the iPod, nine months after Apple introduced the iTunes music software. Speaking at an event at Apple headquarters, Jobs was his confident self, showing how he thought he had what it would take to outdo other companies with […]
Michael Geary has been a programmer living in Silicon Valley since before the world called it Silicon Valley. And he's got some incredible stories to tell. For instance, he's pretty convinced he was the first person ever fired by Steve...Show More Summary
During the original iPhone introduction, Steve Jobs referenced a favorite quote of his from legendary computer scientist Alan Kay: "People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware." This philosophy has formed...Show More Summary
South Korea is Samsung country, but that’s not stopping a local museum in Guri, Gyeongg from staging an honorary exhibition to the late founder of Apple, Steve Jobs. Featuring a range of Apple computers starting with 1977’s Apple II and running through to the iMac models Jobs oversaw upon his return to the company in […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Chances are you had a busy day at work today. Maybe you had a big presentation, or had to take some clients out for lunch, or had to yet again ask your cubicle-mate Steve to please not clip his toenails at his desk. No matter what your workday looked like, you probably didn't have time to catch up on all the internet's latest gossip. Show More Summary