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Open Apple podcast #16: Martin Haye

This month on Open Apple, Mike and Ken speak with Martin Haye, 8-bit programmer extraordinare. We love us some conventions, be they KansasFest, the Vintage Computer Festival, @party, ROFLCon, or WordCamp. We wonder why video games have abandoned humor and if Kickstarter can bring it back. Steve Wozniak is advising the Steve Jobs film — […]

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Woz hired to advise Jobs biopic

According to this Reuters report, Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has been hired to act as an advisor on the new Steve Jobs biopic.  No, not that one.  This is the film currently being written by Aaron Sorkin and backed by Sony Pictures.  Woz’s role is being described as that of “tutor” for the technical aspects […]

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iWitness: Jerry Manock remembers Steve Jobs

The website Seven Days, which bills itself as Vermont’s independent voice, has a nice interview with early Apple employee and industrial designer Jerry Manock.  As expected, most of the interview is about Jerry’s relationship with his former boss Steve Jobs.  Manock, who is credited with the design of most aspects of the Apple II outside the circuit […]

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Steve Jobs wins a Grammy

More precisely,  a Special Merit Award.  The Recording Academy yesterday released its annual list of Grammy Award nominees and at the same time, the 2012 Special Merit Awards recipients.  This year’s list includes the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.  Jobs will posthumously receive the Trustee Award at a special invitation-only ceremony to be held during Grammy […]