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the sad/funny thing is, 95% of you didn't care about this guy until he died...
No worries I still couldn't care less that he died.. I find it very amusing people are crying in front of apple stores.
    
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As much as I dislike some of Apple's close minded corporate culture, and how some people worship Steve Jobs, he is one of the brightest mind in this technology age.

I may actually buy this book.

Apple's Close minded corporate culture set them apart an made them the most valuable company in the world. If anything, this type of thinking will become a model taught in business schools as something that works...if you want to run a multibmillion dollar company.

The icing on the cake for me is that apple fired Jobs in 1985. Could you imagine what the world would be like if he just quit and never came back? We would all still be using dos based programing, because Microsoft would have just said - F you customers, learn to read/write code or use a pencil and they would have never developed a product like Windows. And where would we be without Toy Story?
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No worries I still couldn't care less that he died.. I find it very amusing people are crying in front of apple stores.
That's only because he didn't rise on the third day.
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thx. i'll bit torrent a copy when it's ready.
reported. Have a nice day...
post #25 of 30
This book is going to be highly romanticized, and it's going to focused only on the best of Jobs. It might go into the "lows" he had after leaving Apple the first time, but I highly doubt it'll cover any of the wrongdoings he did.

Leaving a child and mother on Welfare because he refused to claim fatherhood, shutting down all philanthropy in Apple to boost sales (sure, it was fine for the year they were recovering, but he banned it throughout his time there), etc.

He wasn't a good man, so I'd like to see what actually makes it into the book to make people think otherwise. Just like they already do.
post #26 of 30
I will miss is Apples Special Events when Jobs was CEO. They where much better. I hate how Tim Cook try to be like him but its not even close to Jobs.
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No worries I still couldn't care less that he died.. I find it very amusing people are crying in front of apple stores.
I saw the same thing! At the local apple store, people bringing flowers and leaving notes. I started laughing and got some dirty looks...

I don't celebrate that he died. I don't really care.

It is pathetic to worship a corporation. And Apple will do everything to profit from his death. Even when they announced it on their website, they did not halt sales even for a minute. I don't think the book is affiliated with the company, but I'm sure there will be commercials soon about how the newest iphone was his final vision.
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the sad/funny thing is, 95% of you didn't care about this guy until he died...
still don't
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I wish I would have known people were leaving flowers.. Would have stopped by and dropped off a dozen of idgafQQ Rose's.
 
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the sad/funny thing is, 95% of you didn't care about this guy until he died...
I still don't care.
    
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