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Re: RIP Steve Jobs... What if he had never been?
Nah, Mr. Goodman's right — Steve Jobs didn't:
On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 4:12 PM, Sylvain Poitras
>> Ah, sorry, got to step in here. Jobs didn’t MAKE anything. He
>> evangelized> it. When Wozniak was creating the Apple computer, Jobs
>> was hustling for the> money to keep making it. He was a great
>> evangelist for Apple, a great> frontman. But he didn’t ‘make’
> He made things happen. He wasn't just hanging out with people who
> made macs, pixar movies and NeXTCubes. In fact NeXT and OpenStep are
> probably his biggest legacies (these are things OS X are made of).
> It's putting a lot of faith in coincidence to believe he didn't make
> any of it happen... he wasn't all about the money. He founded NeXT
> and I doubt he just hired a bunch of guys and told them " here's some
> money, please make something awesome for me and I'll sell it very
> well." NeXT made some great computers (for the time) but I don't
> believe they sold very well.