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Steve Jobs the Jerk?

Clearly I lack creativity.

Regardless, I imagine Steve Jobs had a domineering, “better than you persona”. While I’m sure I could Google his characteristics and find out what his overall tone was,  for the purpose of this script, I am going to refrain from doing so, and go with my instinct.

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Me: There has been a lot of upset regarding the treatment of Foxconn workers who manufacture your company’s products. Do you feel as though Apple is responsible?

Jobs: Apple is not the company implementing the harsh working conditions in such factories, nor is Apple the only company whose products are manufactured in these factories. Plenty of our competitors’ products are manufactured under the same roofs, and I do not see them under fire. Continue reading Steve Jobs the Jerk?

In Japan, stock prices for hugs went up $10 yesterday…

When, I started playing the Vice video, my roommate way dropping by to say hi and missed the first minute. He then asked me to replay it, so we watched it together. A variety of very confused looks, bursts of laughter which were more or less nervous and the statement “this was one of the most messed up things I’ve seen in my life” followed. Continue reading In Japan, stock prices for hugs went up $10 yesterday…

A turning point generation-The Millennials

“My cultural background is slightly different,  am not that crazy into social media and feel I politically lean differently than many of my peers” were some of my thoughts that raced through my mind before I took the quiz on PewResearch.com. And behold-91 out of 100. I am much more of a millennial than I thought, even though I grew up in a different culture. This made me realize how Millennials are much more connected and much more aware of society worldwide, making them prepared to deal with the challenges that the U.S. and the world faces.

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