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Random Thoughts: It was All About Jobs

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A technology icon passes, and the world takes notice. Steve Jobs passing is sad, given how young he was, and what other technology changes he might have brought to transpire, but for now, we can simply enjoy how Apple changed the playing field in so many areas. As a technologist Jobs wasn’t the best, but he was able to create interest (read hype) about things and with that changed how the world viewed technologies, and for that I think the world owes him a tip of the hat. His death creates a hole for another fair haired person to step in and be the next media technology darling (no Larry Ellison, I don’t mean you). Who will that be?

The Ontario election is over too yawn and I’ll talk more about that next week, but I think I am thankful that it is all over for now, of course if it is a minority situation then we might be doing this again soon.

The autumn leaves are falling and it is a long weekend ahead here in Canada, so enjoy your long weekend, don’t eat too much turkey, and start getting ready for Halloween (or is that Christmas).
While I sit here with my iPhone and my iPod, neither of which had ground breaking technology, but still are the defacto standards for their technology niche, I wonder what might have been without Steve Jobs, and wonder what I was writing about this week too:

And thanks to those who added me on Twitter I am now over 900 folks who follow me, wow!

Will technology without it’s messianic self-described leader? Don’t think these bloggers would write too much about that:


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“It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.”

Author: (Steve Jobs, 1985)



  • My Own Advisor October 7, 2011, 4:59 PM

    Thanks for the mention BCM.

    Enjoy yur feast this weekend and take some time to enjoy the great weather, it should be awesome in the GOA.

  • Jonathan Chevreau October 7, 2011, 4:14 PM

    Re: The Interviwe with myself. Schizophrenic it may be but at least I’ll never be lonely!

    • bigcajunman October 7, 2011, 7:04 PM

      My favorite album by Ian Hunter! You’re Never Alone When You’re A Schizophrenic…


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