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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
<sylvain.trombone@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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’ 
>> anything.>
> 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.
> Sylvain