In other words, he was a friggin' ROCK STAR!!
He took a cold box of silicon, plastic and metal and gave it personality. Something that makes one want to, and not have to, use it.
And then took it 100 steps further and did it to a smartphone.
Go ahead, say it. He didn't invent Siri. No, but half the things Edison perfected and brought to the masses weren't invented by him, either, but you thought he was a great, inventive man when they taught you about him in school, I bet.