What is management without vision and inspiration?
The sad news about Steve Jobsï¿½ untimely death has spurred more blogs than anyone has the time to read, so just a short blog and a simple observation.
Making the complex seem easy and the sophisticated, a doddle to use: this is more than talent, or skill: itï¿½s art.
Last week, for the first time in my life, I heard a major news story first, not on the radio, not on the TV, not in the press, nor even from a colleague, friend, or acquaintance.ï¿½ I heard it on Twitter.
ï¿½ on an iPad.
The world is a better place for everyone who is bringing us new technology and more effective communication.ï¿½ Yes there are compromises and a price to pay, but who would trade it?ï¿½ Very few.
Steve Jobs brought us the Mac, the Newton, the iPod and more.ï¿½ But hereï¿½s the big one for me: without him, we may still think of a mouse only as a small mammal.ï¿½ Without Steve Jobs, what would the move to touch screen mean?