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: I get it
by MOS6510 on Sun 7th Oct 2012 11:15 UTC in reply to "I get it"
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

The quote has been explained quite a few times. I'm sure Thom and other Apple/Steve haters understand it, but they keep pretending they don't.

That's why Thom and others never discus it, instead replying with silly one liners or sidestepping it entirely.

It's sad that someone who claims to find it imporant we should know our history rewrites it simply because he hates a person and his company, although he did buy an iMac.

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RE[2]: I get it
by TM99 on Sun 7th Oct 2012 13:03 in reply to "RE: I get it"
TM99 Member since:
2012-08-26

Except, Picasso never bloody well said that! That is revisionism and worship of Jobs at its best. It was T.S. Elliot who said something along those lines. Then Jobs uttered that it was Picasso, warped it to fit his need, and here we are today arguing over the content that he couldn't even get right.

Look, Jobs was a brilliant narcissist. He could say exactly what someone, anyone wanted to hear. He always had a justification for his behavior, good or bad, and said and did the opposite with regards to others. He 'copied' and 'innovated' on the shoulders of others. But god damned if any body else can do that with Apple.

The Reality Distortion Field is a part of the charm of a narcissist. Apple & Jobs said never would they produce a 7" iPad, yet here we are a month away from the production of one. It will be over-priced, shiny, and with the Apple logo something that all 'people' just have got to have. That is the legacy of Jobs, and what history will remember is not what Apple & Jobs gave but rather what a sociopathic CEO & his company took from the computing industry.

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RE[3]: I get it
by MOS6510 on Sun 7th Oct 2012 13:45 in reply to "RE[2]: I get it"
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

Picasso did say that and Elliot said "Immature poets imitate. Mature poets steal". So Picasso probably got inspired by Elliot and Steve quoted Picasso.

But it doesn't really matter who said what, but rather what it means. What it means is explained here a few times and can be found on a number of sites.

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RE[3]: I get it
by kovacm on Mon 8th Oct 2012 08:02 in reply to "RE[2]: I get it"
kovacm Member since:
2010-12-16

The Reality Distortion Field ..." ... "Jobs said never would they produce a 7"


heh... RDF.

please check: Jobs never said that!

it looks like that you are in RDF ;) and you wish that Jobs said that ;)

yours (and all Apple haters) problem is that you NEVER listen what Steve have to say really - all you do is just looking for something that you could turn around and make him look like a boozo or bad person... it is a shame.

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RE[2]: I get it
by Mellin on Mon 8th Oct 2012 11:00 in reply to "RE: I get it"
Mellin Member since:
2005-07-06

Appletroll calling everybody who doesn't bow down to steve jobs image an apple and steve jobs hater

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RE[3]: I get it
by MOS6510 on Mon 8th Oct 2012 11:01 in reply to "RE[2]: I get it"
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

Ah, the Fin who hates Finland. Could you show me where I ever asked someone to bow for Steve Jobs or for that matter any one else?

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