“A few days before he died, Steve Jobs asked Tim Cook over to his house to watch a movie together,” Leander Kahney writes for Cult of Mac.
“The movie he selected was Remember the Titans, a football drama starring Denzel Washington. It’s set in the South, and concerns the struggles of integrating a racially mixed team during the civil rights’ era,” Kahney writes. “Cook was surprised by Jobs’ choice of movie — Jobs had little interest in sports — but he said they talked about it afterward.”
“Why would Jobs, who had recently stepped down as Apple CEO and appointed Cook in his place, want to watch this movie with his successor just a few days before he died? Was he trying to pass on some crucial knowledge?” Kahney writes. “I re-watched the movie last night and have a pretty good idea.”
Read more in the full article – recommended – here.
MacDailyNews Take: We recommend reading Kahney’s full article. After you do, we think you’ll agree that Jobs, a man with a definite sense of purpose, certainly did not pick that movie to watch with Tim Cook a few days before his death at random.