Month: November 2011

  • Avatars of Capital

    What was Steve Job’s great­est con­tri­bu­tion to indus­try? Accord­ing to Isaac­son, he either trans­formed or invent­ed six indus­tries: per­son­al com­put­ing, desk­top pub­lish­ing, ani­mat­ed film, music, tele­pho­ny, and tablet com­put­ing. Isaac­son also notes that Jobs suc­cess­ful­ly reimag­ined the retail store in an era when bricks and mor­tar were being replaced by vir­tu­al store­fronts like Ama­zon. Fair…