Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Oct 2012 10:45 UTC
Apple Beautiful video tribute and written message from Tim Cook regarding Steve Jobs, who passed away one year ago today.
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RE[3]: The real tribute...
by MOS6510 on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:06 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The real tribute..."
MOS6510
Member since:
2011-05-12

What Steve meant by this quote was already explained in 1999, probably earlier too. This is way before the Apple haters started focussing solely on the word "stealing".

So you don't only call Steve/Apple a thief, but also Pablo Picasso.

It beats me why you would link a tribute video about someone you call a thief and a company you hate.

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RE[4]: The real tribute...
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:10 in reply to "RE[3]: The real tribute..."
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

Everybody is a thief, especially in the technology industry. Apple fans find that a bad thing (except when it comes to Apple, of course, when it's no longer stealing but "inspiration" or "doing it right"), while most others don't.

Edited 2012-10-05 13:11 UTC

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RE[5]: The real tribute...
by MOS6510 on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:30 in reply to "RE[4]: The real tribute..."
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

No, it's something you made up (in a rather generalizing way) about Apple fans and then ridicule them for it.

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RE[5]: The real tribute...
by kovacm on Sun 7th Oct 2012 09:42 in reply to "RE[4]: The real tribute..."
kovacm Member since:
2010-12-16

Everybody is a thief, especially in the technology industry. Apple fans find that a bad thing (except when it comes to Apple, of course, when it's no longer stealing but "inspiration" or "doing it right"), while most others don't.


ok, this becoming quite wrongfully.

you can not comment Steve Jobs quote about "stealing" by watching short clip of 40 sec.:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW0DUg63lqU

(Bob X Cringely made HUGE error by cutting this 40 seconds for his film Triumph of the Nerds)

you NEED to see WHOLE contents so you will understand why Steve Jobs mention stealing at all:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vippzJheyE#! (3:50)

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btw Cringley make same SHIT again with this trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj6bL18ht3w
if you cut Steve's quotes like this - it looks and sound ridicules and clueless! You can not take them out of contest...

Edited 2012-10-07 09:43 UTC

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RE[4]: The real tribute...
by lordmorgul on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:15 in reply to "RE[3]: The real tribute..."
lordmorgul Member since:
2008-07-07

And what did he mean by 'We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas'?

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RE[5]: The real tribute...
by MOS6510 on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:39 in reply to "RE[4]: The real tribute..."
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

A computer, the GUI, media player, phone, tablet. Nothing Apple invented, but ideas they took and put their own spin on it.

They don't copy, like for example Samsung, but they use an existing idea as a basis and then create something in their own vision.

When you copy you create something that's the same, when you steal, which isn't meant in a literal sense, you make it your own. This is was Pablo Picasso meant and what Steve Jobs was referring too.

People who hate Apple/Steve, like Thom, only focus on the world "steal", because nobody likes thieves and claim this as proof that Apple copies others, but they ignore the fact that the word "copy" was already used earlier in the quote.

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