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RIP Steve Jobs
The are many excellent pieces/obits about Steve Jobs today. You’ve probably seen several, but we wanted to make sure our network did not miss this one below: video of the 1984 launch of Macintosh. It could be called “nerds gone wild.”
It’s easy to forget the revolution, and how far & fast we’ve traveled since A>chkdsk (click on image to the left if you need a reminder).
RIP Mr. Jobs, and thank you.
UPDATE (10/8/11): 12 things I learned from Steve Jobs
Not everyone will believe—that’s OK. But the starting point of changing the world is changing a few minds. This is the greatest lesson of all that I learned from Steve. May he rest in peace knowing how much he changed the world.
- Experts are clueless
- Customers cannot tell you what they need
- Jump to the next curve
- The biggest challenges beget the best work
- Design counts
- You can’t go wrong with big graphics and big fonts
- Changing your mind is a sign of intelligence
- “Value” is different from”Price”
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- Marketing boils down to providing unique value