I admit it: this post has nothing (directly) to do with security, but I just came across a Daring Fireball post by John Gruber that was so good, I felt I had to share it.
In summary, Gruber critiques a New Yorker article that suggests:
In the eulogies that followed Jobs’s death, last month, he was repeatedly referred to as a large-scale visionary and inventor. But Isaacson’s biography suggests that he was much more of a tweaker.
Gruber’s contrarian analysis doesn’t say everything about the creative process, visionaries, innovation and genius (that might take a while…) but it makes more sense to me than Gladwell’s, and it does say some things about Jobs, Gates and the IT industry that made me think:
Yes! That’s pretty much how it is!
I often disagree with Gruber, but it’s for insights like this that I continue to read his blog.
David Harley CITP FBCS CISSP
Small Blue-Green World/AVIEN/Mac Virus