An ode to Steve Jobs and the iPod

Steve Gillmor pens a get well note to the ailing Steve Jobs and contemplates the future evolution of the iPod:The machine is a marvel as much for what it doesn't do as for what it does. It's not a radio, yet it will supplant radio.

Steve Gillmor pens a get well note to the ailing Steve Jobs and contemplates the future evolution of the iPod:

The machine is a marvel as much for what it doesn't do as for what it does. It's not a radio, yet it will supplant radio. It's not a phone or a PDA, but it conveys essential information in a form that both extends and enhances those devices. It's just a hard drive with a thin layer of software, but its success at what it does suggests what other devices will need to do....more