Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Jun 2006 13:31 UTC, submitted by Vai777
In the News CNN made a top 10 list of people who do not matter anymore in the tech industry. Among them, Steve Ballmer, Linus Torvalds, Jonathan Schwartz, Rob Malda from Slashdot, and Ken Kutaragi (responsible for the Playstation). This list is actually a by-product from their top 50 list of people who do matter; which containts, among others, Steve Jobs.
Permalink for comment 137771
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: These lists
by skeezix on Tue 27th Jun 2006 20:23 UTC in reply to "These lists"
Member since:

I think the claim that all these important people 'do not matter' must be a tongue-in-cheek sort of idea. These people chosen are obviously a lot more important in the IT world than you or I are. But I think the point of the article is to use a clever, attention-catching device, however flawed it is, to make nonetheless significant points about these people's changing roles.

Reply Parent Score: 2