Steve Jobs

Why Apple’s New HQ Is Nothing Like the Rest of Silicon Valley

“I think we have a shot at building the best office building in the world” were the words Steve Jobs used to describe Apple’s new headquarters in 2011. The grand vision at the heart of his last project is now being unveiled as Apple finalizes construction on Apple Park. Wired called the facility …

Innovation

Uber’s Biggest Problem Is In Court - Bloomberg

It’s been just five days since a boardroom coup ousted Travis Kalanick from Uber, and the leadership sweepstakes is in full swing with some big names …

Walter Isaacson

15 Legendary Quotes From Successful Entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur is not just a person who launches a business, but also someone who ensures the smooth functioning of a business with creative …

Self-improvement

'This isn't good enough': Steve Jobs gave the original iPhone design team a 2-week ultimatum

It's been 10 years since the iPhone first went on sale, and lots of stories behind the device's creation are spilling out.<p>One new story suggests that the iPhone might have turned out entirely differently if there hadn't been one two-week sprint when a team of elite Apple employees worked around the …

Apple

‘The X-Files’ Season 11 Fills Its Writers’ Room With All-Male Staff

To quote the Season 3 episode "Syzygy": "Sure. Fine. Whatever." At least Darin Morgan's back?<p>“The X-Files” was always a show where the quality …

Aaron Sorkin

How Apple’s iPhone changed the world: 10 years in 10 charts

Everything has changed.<p>Apple’s first iPhone was released 10 years ago this week — on June 29, 2007. While it wasn’t the first smartphone, it leapfrogged far beyond the competition and launched the mobile revolution. Few industries or societies have been left unchanged.<p>Here are 10 charts that show …

Apple

‘Hook,’ ‘Elysium,’ and ‘The Underneath:’ Great Directors Talk Their Greatest Misfires

A new video examines creative failure.<p>As important as a filmmaker’s successes are to understanding their creative mind, so too are their failures. …

Danny Boyle

The 5 Worst CEOs In History | Articles | Chief Strategy Officer

John Kenneth Galbraith once observed that changing the top man in important business corporations rarely affects the price of their shares on the …

John Sculley

10 biggest failures in iPhone history – and how Apple learned from them

It's the iPhone's 10th anniversary this week, but it hasn't all been smooth sailing. From Bendgate to mandatory U2 music, Apple's creative path has …

Apple

5 Geniuses With Hilariously Stupid Creative Processes

By Dennis Fulton,Nathan Kamal,Ed Stevens,Molly Khan Published: June 26th, 2017 Some artists need total silence to focus. Others need their favorite …

Aaron Sorkin

Steve Jobs Theater lights up in new Apple Park drone video

The lobby of the Steve Jobs Theater at the new Apple Park campus looks nearly ready to host Apple events. Crews are working around the clock to finish the new Apple headquarters and the entire site is finally starting to come together now that landscaping is almost done.<p>A new drone video reveals …

Apple

How To Have The Guts To Charge More For Your Photography

Lack of self confidence, fear of losing jobs, or getting too comfortable with what they currently earn are main reasons photographers decide not to …

Eric Kim

The inside story of how the iPhone was born, as told by former Apple stars

On June 29th, 2007 the first iPhone was released, more than five months after its Macworld introduction. The device that was about to reshape the …

Apple

Uber's Next CEO Has To Face This Huge Challenge

Bradley Tusk, founder of Tusk Ventures who was an advisor to Uber, remembers the first time he met Travis Kalanick more than six years ago. "I'll …

John Sculley

Why You Need to be Word-Perfect in Comedy TV Auditions

I recently sat in on a casting session for a major television drama. The actors auditioning for roles ran the gamut from semi-celebrities to total …

Aaron Sorkin

The iPhone turns 10 – and it's isolated us, not united us

Sometime around 2011 or 2012, it suddenly became very easy to predict what people would be doing in public places: Most would be looking down at …

LSD Microdosing: The New Silicon Valley Productivity Hack

Tech entrepreneur George Burke consumes a tiny amount of LSD (about a tenth of a typical dose) every morning before he goes to work.<p>He says …

Walter Isaacson

Top 5: Moments in iPhone history

The iPhone went on sale 10 years ago this week. Here's a look back at five defining moments for the device that changed the way we use, and think …

Apple

iPhone 发售日十周年-回顾当日如何改变世界

2007 年 6 月 29 日,这一天对很多人来说未必是值得纪念之一日,但对 Apple 来说可谓意义重大。皆因是 Apple 第一代智能电话 iPhone 正式发售日,iPhone 其实在 2007 年 1 月 9 日于 Macworld 2007 介绍,并在同年的 6 月 29 …

Apple

Top 5 Most Memorable iOS Wallpapers of All Time

Since the very first iPhone was revealed in 2007, Apple has shown off its flagship device with a variety of iconic wallpapers. Whether they were …

Apple

How the birth of the iPhone changed the world forever

It controls us. Look around any bus, restaurant or public space. Look into any sitting room, or through the windows of stopped cars at traffic lights.

News (Ireland)

SWITCH. | 28 Days Later - ...15 years later

I vividly remember going to see ’28 Days Later’ at a cinema with a friend. Zombies weren’t nearly the ubiquitous horror presence they are now - they …

Danny Boyle

6 decisions that led to the iPhone's world domination

As part of WIRED's collaboration with Cult of Mac for the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, we run down some of the device's biggest innovations<p>Whether …

Apple

Watch 3 Interesting Videos on the History of iPhone

If you’re a fan of Apple history and iPhone lore (the iPhone is 10 years old this year!), you’ll enjoy watching this trio of video clips featuring …

Apple

The 4 people Steve Jobs handpicked to review the iPhone reflect 10 years later

David Pogue:<p>Only four people outside of Apple already had iPhones. They were the four tech writers Apple had chosen to review the phone: Steven Levy, …

Apple

The Uber and the frog

How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. How did this happen? Or maybe a better question is: how …

Steve Wozniak

Everywhere you see a dead end. Why protest?

We are a nation trapped in a cycle of self-harm. Politics may well have failed us all<p>Respectable opinion has always deplored slackers who give up on politics. Our word “idiot” comes from the ancient Greek <i>idiōtēs</i> – a citizen who took no part in the civic life of classical Athens. Aaron Sorkin picked …

Aaron Sorkin

Comics Conceptualism

UPON FIRST ENCOUNTERING R. Sikoryak’s new graphic novel <i>Terms and Conditions</i>, one might experience a series of emotions ranging from confusion to …

Calvin and Hobbes

Grudge that drove Apple’s Steve Jobs to create the iPhone

As the US tech group’s smartphone turns 10, former executives reminisce

Apple

The iPhone hair shirt: The weirdest of takes

The Macalope has seen a lot of iPhone takes over the last 10 years so it’s rare that he’s surprised by anything. But this one goes from standard to …

Apple