Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Kanye West’s Double Life: Icon/Conman

Taylor Swift tormenter Kanye West is very much in the news right now, thanks to Sunday’s New York Times interview and last weekend’s Kim Kardashian delivery of his daughter. But previous to that, there was this (via Radar Online): Kim Kardashian has … Continue reading

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Daisey Chain Entangles David Sedaris

The Mike Daisey rumpus over his fabrications about Apple’s manufacturing practices has put formerly bulletproof David Sedaris in the crosshairs. But not with everyone. From David Carr’s New York Times column today: Mr. Daisey’s one-man show, “The Agony and the Ecstasy … Continue reading

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Forget Building 19. MIT’s Building 20 Was The Real Deal.

From our Late to the Party desk: Sharp piece (sorry, subscription required) in the January 30 edition of the New Yorker about the myth that non-judgmental brainstorming is the “ideal [creative] technique, a feel-good way to boost productivity.” There’s a problem … Continue reading

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NYT Jobs Fair

Today’s New York Times Sunday Review is a Steve Jobsarama, with four – count ‘em, four – hagiographic pieces on the lgendary Apple co-founder. Start with columnist Tom Friedman’s Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio? op-ed paean: THE melancholy over Steve … Continue reading

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How Steve Jobs Changed My Life

There are umpteen million stories in the Mac-ed City. This has been one of them: I bought a Mac SE in 1989. It cost, as I recall, $3000 (which was real money at the time) and had slightly more computing … Continue reading

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Blogging (Or Not) On The iPad

(With props to the irrepressible Dan Kennedy, who often blogs about his tech quandries) The other week the hardworking staff filed from San Francisco on our Global Worldwide Headquarters-issued iPad and promised that we would soon figure out how to … Continue reading

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Apple Is Just iNsulting

Stop the presses! Apple Acknowledges Flaw in iPhone Signal Meter As Saturday’s New York Times reported, Apple – after several days of calling its customers idiots –  is finally owning up to screwing up the iPhone 4. Well, sort of … Continue reading

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iLike iPad (iThink)

Well, the Missus and I just bought an iPad, and although I have yet to get it out of first gear, I have a feeling I’m going to like this content-consuming (vs. content-creating) machine. I certainly liked the experience we … Continue reading

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