Eureka moments are a myth 💡

In 1726, an Apple dropped from a tree and hit the elder physicist Isaac Newton on the head.  It was then he discovered insight into gravity. Or so the story goes.  In reality, he had already done a lot of his thinking while staring at the surrounding apple trees. Newton’s friend and biographer William Stukeley […]

The Connection Machine that inspired Steve Jobs

Product designer and mechanical engineer Tamiko Thiel turned computers into sculptures in the early 1980s before the Macintosh came out. Said Thiel: “The general image of computers was IBM computers, racks of electronics. They looked like refrigerators or heating units. They didn’t have any identity” Years later she found out that Steve Jobs wanted to […]

Remembering Steve Jobs: ‘Stay hungry, stay foolish’ 📱

Steve Jobs died six years ago today. He was 56 years old. His uniqueness, unconventional leadership, and big-picture thinking will never be forgotten. Jobs made tech fashionable. He made sure to remind us that we are the creators. Below are some of my favorite Jobs’ quotes along with a video (see above) where he shares […]