“This is almost embarrassing, but I actually want to say really nice things about someone: Steve Jobs, CEO simultaneously of Apple Computer and Pixar Animation Studios… I began thinking about all the things that Steve Jobs has brought to computing. It’s remarkable, and more apparent now than ever,” writes Stewart Alsop for Fortune. “In the past month Jobs has unveiled the iTunes Music Store with Apple and Finding Nemo with Pixar. The music initiative required Jobs’ visionary personality to get the record labels over their deep fears of distributing music online. At the same time Jobs’ vision of making popular movies has been so successful that Pixar is now in a position to negotiate mano a mano with Walt Disney Co., which is worth more than ten times as much and generates 100 times as much revenue.”

“It’s just the latest step in creating things that people can’t help but like. So in the spirit of iTunes Music, here is my list of what I consider to be Jobs’ greatest hits,” Alsop writes.

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