I'm sad that Steve Jobs is stepping down as Apple's CEO, mainly because I think it means that he will be leaving this earthly reality distortion field soon. When that time comes, my blog will be all about him. In the meantime, there's still time for hope and joy. I find myself hopeful that, despite Steve's unique genius, another genius will arise, and I think she'll be a she!
- An uncompromising insistence that products must be beautifully designed
- A vision of how computers can help people enjoy life and make a difference in their local and global communities
- Empathy for "the rest of us" that results in easy-to-use computers, cellphones, tablets
- Collaboration skills that help tekkies and artists work together, for example to make blockbuster animated movies
- Advertising genius
- Fantastic online and in-store shopping experiences