Tag Archive: Jobs


Outspoken ex-Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée has never been afraid to speak his mind, even when contradicting the most powerful Silicon Valley executives. But even by Gassée’s usual standard, he doesn’t have kind words for Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella. Having… Read more ›

Steve Jobs may have been part of some of the biggest tech revolutions of the past forty years, but he was also part of an illegal attempt to suppress employee wages by way of a massive no-hire agreement with other… Read more ›

At the Wall Street Journal‘s D8 conference back in 2010, Steve Jobs predicted that tablets such as the iPad would eventually overtake the personal computer for the majority of people. Five years after he made that prediction, it seems as… Read more ›

Steve Jobs has an enormous reputation for eeking out every last drip of performance from his talented employees, but even in the early days of Apple, that maniacal drive for success came with the huge trade-off of driving away his… Read more ›

Steve Jobs has an enormous reputation for eeking out every last drip of performance from his talented employees, but even in the early days of Apple, that maniacal drive for success came with the huge trade-off of driving away his… Read more ›

Steve took our Jobs, says Finnish Prime Minister

Most of us couldn’t have been any more excited for the iPhone and iPad. Then again, most of us aren’t the Finnish Prime Minister. Speaking to Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb has accused Apple’s late-founder Steve… Read more ›

Steve Jobs told Google it was “doing too much stuff”

Steve Jobs was notorious for channeling all of Apple’s efforts into one product at time. In 2007, Apple had to issue a press release explaining that it was delaying the release of OS X Leopard to finish making the iPhone.… Read more ›

Why Steve Jobs always ate lunch alone

Every kid who has ever gone to high school knows the social anxiety that deciding where to sit in the school lunchroom can cause. Do you sit with the jocks? The preps? The dweebs? Or will no one let you… Read more ›

Why Steve Jobs replaced the Mac’s  key with ⌘

Graphic designer Susan Kare is iconic — literally. The mastermind behind the friendly 32 x 32 and 16 x 16 icons used in the original Mac operating system, Kare’s work has reached more people than almost any other graphic designer… Read more ›

Why Steve Jobs replaced the Mac’s  key with ⌘

Graphic designer Susan Kare is iconic — literally. The mastermind behind the friendly 32 x 32 and 16 x 16 icons used in the original Mac operating system, Kare’s work has reached more people than almost any other graphic designer… Read more ›