Church, Reading

Think Different (Reading Steve Jobs’ Biography)

Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify them or vilify them. About the only thing you… Continue reading Think Different (Reading Steve Jobs’ Biography)

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Distortion (reading Steve Job’s biography)

I have heard about the term reality distortion field before, but it never occurred to me that it started with Steve Jobs. Apparently, it was coined in 1981 by an Apple employee named Budd Tribble to describe the way that Steve seems to warp reality around himself. Looking back at his career, I can see… Continue reading Distortion (reading Steve Job’s biography)

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Faith (reading Steve Job’s biography)

The juice goes out of Christianity when it become too based on faith rather than on living like Jesus or seeing the world as Jesus saw it. (Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson When I first saw this quote, I was a little appalled. You have to remember that Steve Jobs is one of my heroes. I… Continue reading Faith (reading Steve Job’s biography)

Ecclesiology (Church), General, Personal, Reading

Chosen (Reading the Steve Jobs biography)

Abandoned. Chosen. Special. Those concepts became a part of who Jobs was and how he regarded himself. (Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson) I know that sometimes it must seem like I obsess about Steve Jobs and Apple products, but there is something fascinating about their story. While Nichole was in surgery, I bought the Kindle edition… Continue reading Chosen (Reading the Steve Jobs biography)

Church, computers, Doesn't Fit in a Category

Steve Jobs Changed the World

The Apple II and Macintosh Who doesn't remember Apple's 1984 commercial? The Apple II and the Macintosh computers literally changed the world of personal computing. Before Apple, computers were things that only large companies could afford. They were massive machines that costs tens of thousands of dollars. The first Apple II cost $1,300 in 1977. It… Continue reading Steve Jobs Changed the World