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[4]: The real tribute...
by lordmorgul on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:15 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: The real tribute..."
lordmorgul
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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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RE[6]: The real tribute...
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 5th Oct 2012 13:43 in reply to "RE[5]: The real tribute..."
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

So, to summarise your post:

Apple builds on others != stealing.

Others build on Apple = stealing.

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