On Steve and Stephen

The news of the day is the passing of Steve Jobs at 56. Much has and will be said about Jobs’ legacy. So let’s use this space to touch on the reactions to his death and what people have chosen to seize on. That the story was bigger than the business press is a given. That Apple posted it on the home page, tastefully, was to be expected. That Facebook scrolled on and on with comments from people who know me but probably not Steve? Puzzling.

I get that people really like Apple products. I get that Jobs has received the hagiography treatment Continue reading