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Never mind the fact that Cook "created" all that value before "destroying" it. It went way up before going down. You can't look at it one way and not the other. Or I guess you CAN, but you shouldn't lest you get called out for misrepresenting the facts.   Sleeping at the wheel doesn't really sound like Apple to me, and certainly not Cook who played a not so minor part in building Apple into the monster it is today. You realize he's been there a while, right? It's not like...
  This isn't hyperbole, but you may go down as the worst forum commenter the world has ever seen.    But really... what makes you think you have any actual knowledge — based on FACTS, mind you — that they are doing nothing to grow/innovate/invest/etc? You do not know, despite whatever you say. Some might call such aggressive speculation mind boggling arrogance. They're playing the long game, and smart people who play the long game always beat short-term thinkers like...
  They made $13bn in profits last quarter alone, I don't think it's going to hurt them any.
    Reminds me of this: http://youtu.be/QhhFQ-3w5tE?t=36m6s : Joe: "Well, I didn't know I was going to be following Steve Jobs." Gil: "Join the crowd."
  How often has that ever been true?
  Here's the closest I can find — good synopsis of the idea anyway: http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/29794
  I read a comment somewhere that alluded to some zen/buddhist "circle" completion in reference to the video of Jobs' proposal of the new campus to the Cupertino City Council (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtuz5OmOh_M if anyone hasn't seen it) but can't find it, and they had a term for it. Was it this?   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ensō ?    or   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saṃsāra_(Buddhism) ?
All posts on AI look like ????? to me in the forum. Text encoding issue maybe, not caring enough to figure it out. :)
I hope the couple fields of info I filled in on Ping are still okay.
Furby again?
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