My Life With Apple

In 1984, I convinced my about-to-be (then) husband not to buy a Macintosh ($2,495/$5,440 in 2011 $). It wasn’t just because it was expensive. It wasn’t interoperable, you see, and the dairy cooperative we worked for was an IBM shop. Mainframes and IBM PCs (not clones) didn’t talk to Macs. Heck, Microsoft Word wasn’t around […]

Think Steve. Now One Of The Crazy Ones

When Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple in August, AdWeek inserted his pictureinto the 1997 “Crazy Ones” ad narrated by Richard Dryfuss. This needs to be added to my Favorite Steve Jobs & Apple YouTube Clips (August). [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g55Rnc92KWI] From Google+ Steve Jobs Stories Apple History (An Animation) TIME magazine produced a new issue in 3 […]

“Jobs Made Apple Great By Ignoring Profit”

Via Posterous From the Australian paper TheAge, Jobs made Apple great by ignoring profit by Clayton Christensen and James Allworth (Reuters): Steve Jobs retires as the CEO of Apple with a reputation that will place him amongst the pantheon of history’s great global business leaders. Many people have written about what makes Jobs and Apple […]