That's what my poor vision and just using Google to search on keywords gets me. I didn't look closely enough at the article date since the headline was topical and it was at the top of the returned search list. Wonder if that was Google "prioritizing" their clients content for me?
Here is yet another "coincidence" for you to wonder.
Jef Raskin was the Apple employee who actually started the Macintosh project and contributed a lot of the initial ideas for Macs, while Steve Jobs was busy with his Lisa computers. Eventually Steve Jobs took over the Mac project, and Jef left Apple due to conflict with Steve.
Now the coincidence...
Jef Raskin passed away 2005 from Pancreatic Cancer.
Steve Jobs passed away yesterday, also from Pancreatic Cancer.
Following high school graduation in 1972, Jobs enrolled at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Although he dropped out after only one semester, he continued auditing classes at Reed, while sleeping on the floor in friends' rooms, returning Coke bottles for food money, and getting weekly free meals at the local Hare Krishna temple. Jobs later said, "If I had never dropped in on that single calligraphy course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts."
In the fall of 1974, Jobs returned to California and began attending meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with Wozniak. He took a job as a technician at Atari, a manufacturer of popular video games, with the primary intent of saving money for a spiritual retreat to India.
Jobs then traveled to India to visit the Neem Karoli Baba at his Kainchi Ashram with a Reed College friend (and, later, the first Apple employee), Daniel Kottke, in search of spiritual enlightenment. He came back a Buddhist with his head shaved and wearing traditional Indian clothing. During this time, Jobs experimented with psychedelics, calling his LSD experiences "one of the two or three most important things [he had] done in [his] life". He later said that people around him who did not share his countercultural roots could not fully relate to his thinking.
So, his auditing of a calligraphy class contributed to Mac's fonts. I am wonder what did his LSD experiences contributed to Mac, other than the psychedelic colors of the original Apple logo?
Also from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs (right after the passage in my previous post)
Jobs returned to his previous job at Atari and was given the task of creating a circuit board for the game Breakout. According to Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Atari had offered $100 for each chip that was eliminated in the machine. Jobs had little interest in or knowledge of circuit board design and made a deal with Wozniak to split the bonus evenly between them if Wozniak could minimize the number of chips. Much to the amazement of Atari, Wozniak reduced the number of chips by 50, a design so tight that it was impossible to reproduce on an assembly line. According to Wozniak, Jobs told Wozniak that Atari had given them only $700 (instead of the actual $5,000) and that Wozniak's share was thus $350.
God damn cheater. If I were Wozniak, I would take the whole $700. LOL
Edit to add:
$700 that is assuming Jobs wasn't lying at the first place about the amount paid by Atari. If Atari actually paid him $5000, then he pocketed $4650 himself, while Woz only got $350. Unfortunately, neither Atari nor Jobs exist any more to prove the truth.
From this you got to wonder, if he could rip off his best friend's talent, how many others' talents did he rip off in his career???
Remember this: for every famous person, there are hundreds of persons whose names you may never know working behind him. And that is a fact! Unfortunately, our society loves idolization and fame.
Headline news: Apple unveiled their first new Mac after Mr. Jobs' saddening departure. It will once again revolutionize the computer world and change the way of life of the entire human race!! The video also feature a new Apple marketing representative, John, who will replace Mr. Job's role in keynote speeches and public appearances.