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Today that trade has exploded into a data industrial complex. Our own information, from the everyday to the deeply personal, is being weaponized against us with military efficiency.

Tim Cook
iPhone Mosaic 10 Years

Innovation, creativity, productivity, ubiquity. Perhaps best defined by events that occurred ten years ago today. A single decade, a BILLION + units, 13 models, 395 sold every minute, 101 million users in the US alone, Still hard to fathom... Steve Jobs and Apple launched the iPhone on January 9th 2007. As Apple says: At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve…

Part of the problem or part of the solution? Things really have improved. Perfect? Not by a long-shot. Could you imagine the largest manufacturer in the world, even a decade ago, investing capital and recurrent resources in this level of innovation to recycle the products they produce? The cynical amongst us [I count myself as one] have always looked…

Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of our customers. We oppose this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. This moment calls for public discussion, and we want our customers and people around the country to understand what is at stake.

Tim Cook
iPhone 2007

The nature of true innovation is such that any unique activity is at once, both ignored as irrelevant and recognised [by some] as the future... The difficult part is knowing which one... We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare Given current policy debates regarding "industries of the future" and the need to be "agile"…

The notion of originality, innovation and the oft-used "paradigm-shift" challenges all of us. None more-so than the "experts" within an industry. Not unlike those Generals and the last war… or those Teachers that have "seen it all before" As we move in to the "Apple rumour season", It seems appropriate to look back at some expert reviews and consider what…