Comments: Because the Navy Has Aircraft Carriers?

A man well suited to dealing with 0's and 1's, black and white, on and off .... He wouldn't have known a nuance if one came up and bit him in the ass. He did get filthy rich though, so ....

Posted by BillH at November 4, 2012 1:44 PM

Actually, Jobs didn't know much about 0s and 1s, it was his friend Wozniak who took care of that- the Tesla to Steve Jobs' Edison.

Not holding it against him, though. The world needs both types (and as few gubmint obstacles as possible).

Posted by Fearless Ferenc at November 4, 2012 2:14 PM

I don't think Jobs and Wozniak were friends, business partners yes. Friends, no. Jobs screwed the Woz over on a project at Atari.
You are correct, Wozniak was the brains behind apple, Jobs was the marketing guy.

Posted by Potsie at November 4, 2012 3:47 PM

Yes: Aircraft carriers.

No: Rum.

That's the essential difference between the US Navy and pirates. Remember, with the Navy you can bomb Afghanistan, but you can't get sozzled.

Posted by Alan Kellogg at November 4, 2012 6:38 PM

In the late seventies I worked at a service business that Steve Wozniak frequented.

Mr. Wozniak was a personable fellow you could talk to. Steve Jobs would often accompany his partner to this establishment. Mr. Jobs had zero personality. Zero.

Posted by Terry at November 5, 2012 7:09 AM

Because having a Russian destroyer sinking your vessel 1,500 miles offshore and then leaving you sucks big time?


Posted by Mikey NTH at November 5, 2012 8:02 AM

No. Nuclear submarines.

Posted by mjazz at November 5, 2012 10:30 AM

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