It was 1983 and my first film as a producer just lost $80,000 on its opening weekend after roughly zero tickets were sold. I had thrown away my legal career and had no idea how I'd make my way in the film business, but luckily I had my first-ever computer from Apple.
Creators and inventors alike dream of having a job where they can employ their skills to excite and teach their employers the wonders of innovation. Don't allow your organization's culture to become the monster that kills such aspirations, and watches creativity die.
For two financial quarters in a row, the New York Times has expertly timed slingshots at Apple that have had a material effect on its stock. But that's what happens when you're Goliath. They say the third time's a charm.
It is no surprise to anyone who knows me, that I received a 3rd Generation iPad on Friday. One thing I immediately noticed in the media upon its release, is how so many people were quick to say it wasn't that big of an upgrade. They could not be more wrong.
Yesterday, the student who never graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, died at age 56. He left us a bitten apple painted on a host of technological gadgets, and wondering how many more he could have created.