And heck, we don't even know how much SJ may have done work on this project before he passed.
How much he wrote down
How much he told folks
Hell, they may already have a prototype being used / tested as we speak
and now that the world has SOME idea as to what it MIGHT be, that does help the competition a bit more then SJ's would have liked I'm sure.
If they can do it first
Do it right
Price it ok
Make it looks great
and build the hype up, it just might work.
Not having surgery MAY have shorten his life here on earth
He didn't want it until he woke up? Thought of his life, wife and kids?
We can go on and on about this, but as we all know, it DOESN'T matter. All that matters is today and the decisions he made yesterday.
If he could be brought back to life and informed of his decisions and the outcome should he choose to not do what OTHERS felt was the best course of action for him, would he do it different you can...
and MAYBE, some were there but not on the list?
Maybe some decided NOT to show up, out of RESPECT? It was for Steve, and maybe some choose to not be there, for what they might have thought, was going to be some what of a media circus?
And yes, maybe they were there and just not mentioned yet.
New Balance Sneakers, Proudly Made in Maine. Maybe that's why Maine was the first in the US with the Laptop program
Steve felt a state that made sneakers this great, could only grow if it was to have access to the world via Apple computers.
Hey, just typing and thinking out loud (and kidding on this).
And having him work for them, signing a DNA, DND and any other documents they can get him to sign ??? My guess is, this puts Apple in a much better place should they ever have to deal with him legally, IF he 'Breaks" any of the rules / laws Apples sets forth with his employment.
Tough call on his part. Think about it. Yes he gets to do what he does best, but now it won't be fun to "Beat the man", because the "Man" is paying him, (well no doubt, but still it's the...