Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

December 8 2011
by Todd Hixon

The Battle For The Clouds

The recent launch of iCloud introduced a new phase of cloud computing: the battle for dominance of the consumer cloud. Consumers have used cloud-based services for years: Facebook, Yahoo Mail and Flickr, Hotmail and Windows Live Mesh, Apple’s MobileMe, and a series of loosely connected (often great) offerings from Google (GMail, Google Docs, PicasaWeb, etc.). ...

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November 22 2011
by Todd Hixon

Down With The 1%! Whoever They Are …

Unless you live in a deep cave, you’ve probably heard that the “1%” (top 1% of U.S. households ranked by income) enjoys a large percentage of U.S. after tax income (about 20% in 2007), famously documented by the CBO* (link). The Occupy Wall Street protesters imply that the 1% is mostly Wall Street traders and ...

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November 11 2011
by Todd Hixon

Steve Jobs And The Jobs Crisis

Homage to Steve Jobs’ exceptional qualities as a business leader has poured out since his death last month. I’ve been reflecting on the learning and inspiration that I draw from his career relative to the work I do and the economic challenge of this decade, which, ironically, has come to be called the “jobs crisis”. ...

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