Will the Breakthrough Innovative Founder Always Overshadow His Successor?

JobsSteveAndTimCook2017-10-01.jpg“Ten years after Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, Tim Cook, his successor, opened the latest Apple product launch.” Source of caption and photo: online version of the NYT article quoted and cited below.

(p. B2) Mr. Jobs, who died in 2011, loomed over Tuesday’s nostalgic presentation. The Apple C.E.O., Tim Cook, paid tribute, his voice cracking with emotion, Mr. Jobs’s steeple-fingered image looming as big onstage as Big Brother’s face in the classic Macintosh “1984” commercial. Mr. Cook even revived Mr. Jobs’s patented “One more thing …” line, but reverentially: “We have great respect for these words, and we don’t use them lightly.”
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Mr. Cook is an amiable presenter, but he doesn’t pretend to have Mr. Jobs’s magnetism.

For the full commentary, see:
JAMES PONIEWOZIK. “CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK; Selling Us a Better Vision of Ourselves.” The New York Times (Weds., SEPT. 13, 2017): B1-B2.
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(Note: the online version of the commentary has the date SEPT. 12, 2017, and has the title “CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK; At the Apple Keynote, Selling Us a Better Vision of Ourselves.”)

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