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The Raw Story
Reinventing office space: Architects call for the 'death of the desk'
In what was to be his last public appearance before his death, Steve Jobs detailed to Cupertino city council, California, in 2011 the plans behind Apple's new headquarters - a 71 hectare campus with an enormous O-shaped building for 13,000 employees at its heart. Jobs claimed that they had the opportunity to construct "the best office building in the world", the donut-like plan by Norman Foster hinged not just on aesthetics but also ensuring the possibility for collaboration between workers who would be able to walk around the new campus, a concept which is central to how architects now look at the modern office.
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Silicon Alley Insider
The Man Who Steve Jobs Considered For Apple's CEO Is Back With A...
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he declared himself interim CEO. He wanted someone else to be Apple's full-time CEO, so he could be the chairman and focus on his other job at Pixar.
What To Make Of The Class-Action Lawsuit Against Disney
Disney has enjoyed immense success in 2014, so Monday's announcement was sort of a killjoy after shares breached the $90 watermark. Emailed communications show that Disney's animation studios have at least discussed the idea of non-solicitation agreements with competitors.
Steve Jobs' Best Productivity Tricks
Before his death in 2011, he managed to change the face of Apple and provide a unique workplace lauded for its productivity. Let's take a look at just a few of the ways he did it.
Realistic Computer Graphics Technology Vastly Speeds Up Process
Creating a realistic computer simulation of how light suffuses a room is crucial not just for animated movies like Toy Story or Cars , but also in industry.