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Tech Journalist Parallels Steve Jobs With Frank Lloyd Wright

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In the wake of Steve Jobs' passing, the Apple honcho has been exalted to a godly status by many (but not all) and equated with some of modern history's brightest minds, a modern mashup of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and Walt Disney all in one. Over on Wired, though, guest columnist Dave Winer takes a different approach in drawing a comparison between Jobs and Frank Lloyd Wright. Just as the architect obsessively rearranged furniture in the houses of his own design (many times while the owners were away), Winer argues, so too did Jobs maniacally rearrange—tweak, alter, edit, whatever—early Mac products after seeing the initial demos from developers:

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· Guest Column: Steve Jobs as Frank Lloyd Wright [Wired via Curbed Chicago]