Linked by MOS6510 on Sun 6th Oct 2013 10:59 UTC

This wasn't Grignon's typical route to work. He was a senior engineer at Apple in Cupertino, the town just west of Campbell. His morning drive typically covered seven miles and took exactly 15 minutes. But today was different. He was going to watch his boss, Steve Jobs, make history at the Macworld trade show in San Francisco. Apple fans had for years begged Jobs to put a cellphone inside their iPods so they could stop carrying two devices in their pockets. Jobs was about to fulfill that wish. Grignon and some colleagues would spend the night at a nearby hotel, and around 10 a.m. the following day they - along with the rest of the world - would watch Jobs unveil the first iPhone.

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RE[6]: Next thing
by zdzichu on Sun 6th Oct 2013 19:59 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Next thing"
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What will you do in your commute time if you do not have to pay attention to the road? Surf the net, of course.

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RE[7]: Next thing
by No it isnt on Mon 7th Oct 2013 15:27 in reply to "RE[6]: Next thing"
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Personally, I wouldn't. And even if that was what most people would do (and they wouldn't), it wouldn't be worth Google's investment.

Google being an advertising company has become a hugely popular meme now that they compete with Apple, to the degree that people wilfully try to forget that Google's success in advertising comes from their success in information technology.

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