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A Wonderful Life — Steve Jobs

In the epic, powerful 1946 movie, It's A Wonderful Life, we follow a small-town credit union manager as he learns what the world would have turned into if he had never been born. What if Steve Jobs had never been born? It's a scary thought. There wouldn't be iPads or any usable tablets. Their impact…

It’s Time To Abolish SSL Certificate Authorities

Yet another case this week where unsuspecting users were compromised because a certificate authority that they had never heard of screwed up. In case you hadn't heard, they issued a certificate for google.com (Google!) to somebody other than Google, and apparently that certificate was in fact used to compromise users in Iran. This is not…

I Want … iPhoneTV

Take the iPhone, but replace the screen with a 40 inch HDTV screen and put it in your living room. What do you get? a TV a high-quality speakerphone bypassing the telcos a live window to grandma ("HDTV videoconferencing in your living room") a stereo a movie rental kiosk a game console Now, next time…

User-Centricity and Steve Jobs

Without Steve Jobs, this industry already feels like it has lost something. Something important. A key vibe, philosophy, point of view, ... I was struggling with figuring out what until I discussed school work with my kid tween today. He has to write some essay, and we were discussing how he was going to type…