By now you’ve probably heard that Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this morning a plan to pay back cash dividends to its shareholders. It’s a big news story for Apple, but I think there’s a bigger one: this is Cook’s first big move that signals a change in Steve Jobs’ way of doing things. Where […]
It’s been five months since he passed away, and for some of us it’s still hard to believe he’s really gone. Steve Jobs- who needs no introduction, certainly not on this blog- changed our world with his life. The lessons he left behind are nicely summed up in this infographic design from Infographic Labs:
First there was the authorized biography. Then we got the eerily realistic action figure. A gazillion self-published, cheapo ebooks about the supposed inner workings of his mind. Now, there’s actually a Steve Jobs comic book.
A company called In Icons made headlines this week by announcing their freakishly-realistic Steve Jobs figurine/doll, which is set to go on sale in February. Is this a loving tribute to a man who changed the world? Or a dishonorable product that preys on the public’s fascination with the recently-deceased?
Got a few hundred thousand dollars lying around? Then there’s a good chance you might be able to buy the original legal documents upon which Apple was founded when they go up for auction in a few weeks.
Everybody knows that Steve Jobs had a proclivity for answering the emails of those who managed to figure out what his email address was. His answers were favored brevity, but there was something special about knowing that THE Steve Jobs had read your email and replied to it.
No one in history has ever been named Time Magazine‘s “Person of the Year” after they died, but Steve Jobs could very well be the first. Is it an honor he deserves?
Even if you’re (understandably) suffering from “Jobs fatigue,” I still strongly recommend setting your DVR for PBS tonight, because PBS’ Jobs documentaryÂ promises to show you a number of fascinating insights about the man you’ve likely never seen or heard before.
I’d never heard that the Jobs family opened its Palo Alto home to trick-or-treaters on Halloween night every year, but not only is it true, but his family has continued the tradition this year — even though public interest in the family was higher than ever.
Ever get the feeling you’re being watched by someone? At Bookshop Santa Cruz, that someone is Steve Jobs. The Walter Isaacson biography keeps popping up in unexpected places all over the store, spying on patrons and employees.