Tag Archives: steve jobs

Thank You, Macworld.

Thank You, Macworld.

True story — in 1984 my dad made what I believe to be one of the most important purchases in my 14-year-old life. He bought our family one of the very first Macintosh computers. Correction — while my younger brother and sister used it, I am under no illusions that this purchase was primarily for my dad and myself. I can’t remember my mom ever using it, and years later I would realize what a sacrifice my parents made to purchase that quite expensive computer (for the time) and give their oldest son access to what was most likely the hottest growing sector at the time. Read More

Meditations on The Zen of Steve Jobs

The Zen of Steve Jobs is a “re-imagining” of the relationship between Steve Jobs and Kobun Chino Otogawa around the period of Jobs’s departure from Apple in 1985. The book tells the story of their relationship in pen and ink … Read More

R.I.P. Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011

Like everyone else on the Internet, all of us at GeekDad are shocked and deeply saddened by the passing of Steve Jobs. The outpouring of grief and fond remembrances on the various social media shows far better than any poor … Read More

Apple and the 80-Cent iPhone Problem

I am a father. But I’m not just a dad, I’m a geeky dad. I love technology, and have loved her for a long time. And, if all you dads out there are anything like me, you want the best technology. To me, the best technology … Read More