“Bill Gates was the most ruthless capitalist, and then he wakes up one morning and says, ‘enough’. And he takes his money off the table. And I firmly believe that 50 years from now, Bill Gates will be remembered for his charitable work. No one will even remember what Microsoft is. And, of the great entrepreneurs of this era, people will have forgotten Steve Jobs.”
Malcolm Gladwell (Interview)
Wiped from ours minds in terms of comparison and creativity? The same has already happened to Michael Jordan.
Gladwell forgets that in the digital world all it takes are YouTube videos and Wikipedia to remind us of someone’s greatness.
Steve lives on. Not forgotten.