infowarrior88

Today I saw that the Steve Jobs Memorial had been “erected” in St. Petersburg as an honoring to his inventiveness. Now I am not here to negate the fact that he was a trailblazer. He certainly changed much of how the world works, but is it something to celebrate?

When I ask most people, and I have a massive exposure to Steve Jobs fanatics here teaching English in Russia, they have nothing but good things to say about Apple. Most people seem to only have positive feelings and emotions with Apple, and I think a lot of it comes from the admiration of Steve Jobs. He created a trademark, a sexy brand, and knew how to sell technology as fashion. A marketing genius, but are his business practices also just as trendy, just as “trail-blazing” as his advertising techniques?

If we look at the history of becoming an industrialized nation…

View original post 241 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s