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]: I get it
by MOS6510 on Sun 7th Oct 2012 13:45 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I get it"
MOS6510
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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[4]: I get it
by TM99 on Sun 7th Oct 2012 14:27 in reply to "RE[3]: I get it"
TM99 Member since:
2012-08-26

Repeating a meme doesn't make it true. It is a rumor, and it was T.S. Elliot (who didn't even use those words!) and many before him including Shakespeare.

The point is that Jobs used that quote to justify his 'way' but is it ok now for others to 'steal' from Apple and innovate the future of mobile computing as well?

http://gizmodo.com/5483914/steve-jobs-1996-good-artists-copy-great-...

For the current crop of Apple supporters, the answer is no. For those of us neutral to corporate love but following the tech industry closely because it is either our work or influences greatly our work & culture, if the answer is no, the consequences are not good for all us.

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RE[5]: I get it
by MOS6510 on Sun 7th Oct 2012 14:32 in reply to "RE[4]: I get it"
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

Steve didn't justify, he explained how he and Apple worked.

How business is conducted by Apple and others these days is something you can discuss in great lengths, but it doesn't have any influence on what Steve meant with that quote which a number of people are unable to understand or simple refuse to understand.

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