Did we learn the right things from Steve Jobs?
Our quest for meaning ultimately distorts our understanding of what creates success.
I’m going to take a break from writing about mainframes to do something a bit different: a book review! I’ve been spending the better part of a month working through Adam Fisher’s Valley of Genius. Usually, I plow through a book in a week or two, but this one is over 500 pages (ಠ_ಠ) … so it took a minute.
Valley of Genius is written in an oral history style, meaning rather than Fisher retelling stories like the rise and fall of Atari, the…