[AusNOG] Steve Jobs has passed away
roddy at ibrox.org
Thu Oct 6 12:06:57 EST 2011
Very true Chris.
Many years of being a PC person, I switched to Apple years ago, never looked
back. The products are just so simple and easy to use, even my kids can
pick up an iphone or ipad and just start using it.
It will be interesting to see how Apple goes in the future.
On 6 October 2011 12:05, Christopher Pollock <chris at ionetworks.com.au>wrote:
> I'm actually surprised how much I was affected by this. The thing that's
> always stuck with me about Steve Jobs was the ideas that were so simple that
> made so much sense, that no-one else thought of.
> Like Magsafe for example. How many of us here have destroyed laptop
> motherboards or power supplies from leaning on the power cable that hung out
> and pressed in deep to the socket? All because of re-using an existing
> power connector instead of designing their own. Saved a few dollars in
> build and cost unknown amounts in hardware support. His simple lessons of
> looking at real world use cases and designing for/around them have changed
> the way I work and design.
> Christopher Pollock,
> io Networks Pty Ltd.
> e. chris at ionetworks.com.au
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> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 10:05 AM, Stephen Rowney <srowney at infinet.com.au>wrote:
>> Rip indeed.
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>> *Subject*: Re: [AusNOG] Steve Jobs has passed away
>> Sad day, RIP Steve Jobs.
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