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A life lived outside of technology

Published 8 Aug 2013

Ben Thompson reflects on why he got an internship with Apple:

It turned out that a life lived outside of technology was my greatest asset, at least at the company most every founder claims to idolize.

When I reflect on my own insular career path I wish I had a wider point of view of life and humanity. I’m less enthused about technology the older I get and more interested in how technology can help people in their lives. Either by making tasks less tedious, letting them complete tasks more efficiently or even making work fun.

Front End Web Developer from Tauranga, New Zealand

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