Steve Jobs

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Former Democratic senator and presidential hopeful Gary Hart: “I bear a very heavy burden of responsibility.” Photograph: Nick Cote/The New York Times

As we fantasise about a parallel universe, where America is not a joke and our president cares about other human beings, the same questions keep swirl(...)

“Gifted, adventurous people are attracted to discovery and they seek the training that comes with fundamental research.” Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

‘Innovate or die,” said Peter Drucker, adapting Darwin’s maxim “Adapt or die”. It has become the rallying cry of the 21st century. When every country (...)

Kyna Rushe, special educational needs  co-ordinator at Naul National School, Naul, Co. Dublin, with left-handed students Alannah, Róisín, Aaron, JP, Heather, Harry and Jack. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times.

Ciotóg, claw hand, wrong hand – historically left-handedness was seen as a curse. The word “left” has long been associated with wrongness or devianc(...)

Gregory Bradley: “We have been growing aggressively for six years but what we want to do is keep it manageable and sustainable.”

BLK BOX Fitness is a fitness equipment manufacturer based in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. Established in 2012 by 30-year-old managing director Gregory B(...)

“Saying we’re only looking for unicorns isn’t necessarily taking the right view; we’re looking for quality.” Image: iStock

Failure, in most walks of life, can seem like such a final, irreversible misstep. In Silicon Valley it is just the beginning. Steve Jobs said of failu(...)

Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook received a salary of $3 million plus a $9.3 million cash bonus.

Tim Cook, Apple chief executive, has cashed in more than $120 million (€103 million) worth of stock options, thanks to the iPhone maker’s soaring shar(...)

Tesla founder Elon Musk caused an international news sensation when he made vile allegations without any foundation against one of the divers involved in the Thai cave rescue. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty

Why is it that some people who become famous for their ability to innovate and invent can also sometimes become famous for other less savoury reasons?(...)

Intel’s recently-departed chief executiveBrian Krzanich addressing CES 2018 in Las Vegas in January. His departure in June rocked the company. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

When disgruntled Fairchild Semiconductor engineers Robert Noyce (co-inventor of the integrated circuit) and Gordon Moore jumped ship to set up their o(...)

Man or machine? Computers increasingly dominate today’s investment world.

Man or machine? Efficient, unemotional and without any of the cognitive biases that bedevil human judgement, computers increasingly dominate today’s i(...)

Steve Jobs: Whether the late Apple boss launched the iPhone because he could be such an awful bully, or despite it, is hard to say. But the fact is that he did

One of the most difficult people I ever worked with was a very clever newspaper journalist with a stunning knack for getting scoops. We sat near each(...)

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