Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Apr 2012 02:56 UTC
In the News "Sir Jonathan Ive has been crowned British Visionary Innovator in a competition, run by the Intellectual Property Office. Ive won by a large margin with almost fifty per cent of the vote (46.6%). In second place was Sir Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the world wide web) with 18.8 per cent of the vote. James Goodfellow OBE (the inventor of PIN technology and the cash machine) was in third place with 15.2 per cent of the vote." Alan Turing was also nominated. If you ever needed an illustration of everything that's wrong with the technology industry today, it's this. Guy who designs the exterior of mass-market gadgets wins over guys who actually really contributed to technology. Telling.
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Worthless Poll
by nicolasgoddone on Fri 27th Apr 2012 15:23 UTC
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Who on earth chooses the candidates!!??

Why just not throw Pasteur, Einstein, Maxwell, Tesla, Steve Jobs, Jesus and the Tooth Faerie all together!!!???

The problem is the universe of voters, who know close to noting about the candidates, practically illiterate in computer science and it's history, why not ask Ive's himself how he feels about the result or how he fairs against the other contenders?

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