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Leander Kahney, author ofJony Ive, the Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products posits that Ive is now more important to Apple than Job seas before he died in an interview with Dezeen Magazine. Kahney was quick to point that this a quiet a controversial thing to say. He also said that this is probably a testament to the way Jobs went about creating a successful culture at Apple that will last in his absence. However, the future of Apple is not so clear if Ive was to leave the company today. Leander Kahney:Read More
Jony Ive
Jony Ive: “We Didn’t Start With Engineering Dictates, We actually Started With People” Here we have more interesting tidbits from Leander Kahney book – Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products.  Leander Kahney discussed Steve Jobs return to Apple and Jony Ives subsequent rise in power at the company. Kahney talked about Jony Ive‘s design philosophy and what drives him to create great products. According to Kahney, Ive’s believes that his team should design products starting with people. “We didn’t start with engineering dictates,” Jony said. “We actually started with people.” “The iMacRead More
Jony Ive
Steve Jobs On The iPod-Plus-Phone: “Honestly, We Can Do Better, Guys” Here are a few quotes from Leander Kahney’s book Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. A very insightful book which highlights Apple still has at least one genius at the company after Steve Jobs past away. Leander Kahney on the development of the iPhone: After six months of effort, Fadell’s team produced a prototype iPod-plus-phone that worked, more or less. The iPod’s click wheel was used as a dialer, selecting numbers one at a time like an oldRead More
In response to this post – Apple Should Buy Tesla, Name Elon Musk CEO, I stated the following on Google +: I personally believe that with Steve Jobs gone, Jony Ive is currently irreplaceable at Apple. And this is a very worrying position to be in as a company. I hope someone is being groomed to take over from Jony when he eventually goes. Subsequently, I came across this article on Forbes, which supports my view of Ive’s importance to Apple. Anthony Wing Kosner: “Could Jony Ive be the CEO of Apple?” IRead More