“Some wise person — I wish I knew who — once said that everybody has two businesses: their own, and show business,” Harry McCracken writes for TIME Magazine. “The same is true in the world of technology, except the two businesses people have are their own, and Tim Cook’s.”
“Everyone, in other words, seems to have strong opinions about what Apple should be doing,” McCracken writes. “And a remarkable percentage of the people who share their thoughts state them not as a suggestion or a preference but as an imperative so absolute that ignoring it could plunge the company into crisis. To emphasize the seriousness of the matter, their headlines usually use the words “Apple must…”
“Herewith, a few examples,” McCracken writes. “Just to show this has been going on for a long time, let’s begin with an example that’s almost three decades old.”
Read more in the full article here.
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