Standing on the edge of a cliff, I took my time setting up my tripod and camera in anticipation of a sunset. The light would soon be bathing the mountains in front of me, illuminating the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers. One of the most beautiful sights my eyes had ever seen, the … Continue reading Why iPhone is today’s Kodak Brownie Camera
Nine years ago yesterday, Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, died. He is gone, but never far from my mind. I am not alone, for all the right reasons. I often think about him and his approach to products. And not to mention some great quotes and wisdom he left behind in his many interviews. I wrote The Tao of Steve when he passed.
I leave you with another piece of wisdom from Steve:
"I have a great respect for incremental improvement, and I’ve done that sort of thing in my life, but I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don’t know why. Because they’re harder. They’re much more stressful emotionally. And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve completely failed"
“We don’t seem to be excited about making our country a better place for our kids,” Steve Jobs, 1996. It was one of the most prescient interviews, but for me, this comment has always stayed with me. I am one of those people who believes that we have borrowed from the future too much and … Continue reading Future is for kids
Chetan Sharma, a very influential mobile industry analyst every year polls the industry insiders including leaders of some of the biggest and most important networking and telecom companies. He seeks their opinions on the year that was, and what to expect in the year to come. “Over the course of the decade, the number of … Continue reading Apple & Steve Jobs defined mobile in the 2010s
The difference that Jony has made, not only at Apple but in the world, is huge. He is a wickedly intelligent person in allways. He understands business concepts, marketing concepts. He picks stuffup just like that..click. He understands what we do at our core better than anyone. If I had a spiritual partner at Apple, … Continue reading Steve Jobs on Jony Ive