Put a Ding on it, iPhone

“I want to put a ding in the universe.” Don’t we all? At least so I fantasize…. But that quote isn’t from me – it’s classic Steve Jobs. In fact, I’d argue that it’s a defining statement and a lens through which to judge Apple…. Bottom line from Jobs: that ding isn’t a fantasy, it’s…

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The World Was Coming To An End

The world was coming to an end!!!! But what world? So asked Ray Bradbury in his early 1950s short story “The Highway,” through the voice of a poor rural farmer watching city folk frantically drive by his home as they sought to escape the doom. He in turn calmly plowed his fields, wondering what they…

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