Jobs well done
Much has been said already about Steve Jobs’ achievements since his all-too-early passing. There is no need to repeat a detailed assessment of his contribution to consumer communications or applied information technology. But the Micrognome cannot avoid a brief appreciation of a life dedicated to improving information design.
- MacBook air, on which much of this blog & most of our papers are written
- iPod, on which Micrognome’s language learning media are stored
- iPad, which delivers assorted medical apps, lab results & stores scientific papers into the hospital or clinical lab
- iPhone that provides the mobile link with the Web
All jobs well done, establishing the links between the problems and the problem-solvers in a global professional network.
So it’s over to us now. The technology is no longer the obstacle. It’s up to us to work out how to best use iT to benefit others, whether it’s a matter of bridging the health gap in our own remote communities, neighbouring countries, delivering distanced education or just working out how to order a better cup of coffee.