He was a silversmith who later became a lecturer in craft, design and technology at Middlesex Polytechnic.
Radios were easy, but “I remember taking an alarm clock to pieces and it was very difficult to reassemble it.Apple is notorious for making the insides of its machines look as good as the outside. We did it because we cared, because when you realize how well you can make something, falling short, whether seen or not, feels like failure.” For a man whose products are all called i Something, it’s surprising that “i” is one word Ive scarcely uses.He talks constantly about his team or Jobs, using “we.” This is not “aw-shucks” false modesty or corporate-speak. Designing, engineering and making these products requires large teams,” he says.The Greater Houston area has 14 major institutions of higher learning and more than 60 degree-granting colleges, universities and technical schools.Houston has 17 sister city relationships promoting business opportunities across five continents: Australia (1), Asia (6), Europe (7), Africa (1) and Americas (2).
The i Phone was so touchy-feely, it trashed the fiddly Blackberry in a heartbeat. His love of simplicity and directness extends beyond tech.