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Thread: Steve Jobs Passes Einstein, Edison, and Gates Among Top Engineering Heroes

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    Quote Originally Posted by unison999 View Post
    Not ours, British Engineer undergrad students...
    Useless article in England posted here is even more useless because it does not apply in U.S....
    Steve Jobs as one of the greatest Sales Person I might believe, engineer? No.

    I couldn't agree more. It was only a survey done by /students/ anyways....

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    LMAO! This has got to be a joke? I wouldn't argue him being of the best marketing genius' in the world but comparing Steve Jobs to Einstein is just idiotic! He shouldn't even be mentioned in the same sentence as Einstein, Edison or Newton. The education system in the UK must be worse than what we have here in the USA, and that's saying a lot.
    Last edited by Go Gators; 05-09-2011 at 04:13 PM.

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    Surpassing the likes of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and even Thomas Edison


    You shot who in the what now ?

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    lol. When did Steve become an engineer? And even at that he couldn't beat out a guy that makes over-priced fans and vacuum cleaners?

    Steve may be a smart man, but he's nowhere near the likes of Newton, Einstein, and Edison. He can't be the person single-handedly responsible for Apple's innovative products and success. I'm sure there's an army of REAL engineers and advisors that present their ideas to Steve for his approval. That does not make him a genius.

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    What's next? Steve Jobs becomes People Magazine's Sexiest Man Ever To Exist In The History of The Universe?

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    Wow. I did not even know Jobs and Gates were engineers. And I am almost certain, the Einstein was a theoretical physicist, but I might be mistaken.

    Personally, my votes would be for IKB and Tesla, different fields but both made contributions of EPIC proportions.

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    This is stupid. Now i have no respect for at least 900 British engineers.

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    There are at least 100 individuals that have made a much larger and more significant contribution to the fields of engineering and physics than Jobs... I'm serious, at least 100.

    Also, here is another useless and subjective article which has nothign to do with modifying my iphone. They should change the name of the website to, "uselessapplerumorsandnewsbyessany.com"

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    Quote Originally Posted by RICO_ View Post
    What's next? Steve Jobs becomes People Magazine's Sexiest Man Ever To Exist In The History of The Universe?
    Maybe not, but trying to show his importance so Jobs can get knighted maybe?
    He already missed Prince William's wedding, trying to get knighted so he can make Harry's wedding.

    Quote Originally Posted by Colby21 View Post
    There are at least 100 individuals that have made a much larger and more significant contribution to the fields of engineering and physics than Jobs... I'm serious, at least 100.
    My guess is at least a couple thousand just this year without including anybody in history, and that is a conservative guess...
    Last edited by unison999; 05-09-2011 at 05:25 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    To tell the truth, I would put him behind Einstein, edison and probably gates
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpotoso View Post
    Truly pathetic compilation of useless data.
    ...

    On the other hand, I'm going to school for chemical engineering! :P


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    Quote Originally Posted by Colby21 View Post
    There are at least 100 individuals that have made a much larger and more significant contribution to the fields of engineering and physics than Jobs... I'm serious, at least 100.

    Also, here is another useless and subjective article which has nothign to do with modifying my iphone. They should change the name of the website to, "uselessapplerumorsandnewsbyessany.com"
    GROW UP, THERE IS A COLUMN IN NEWS PAPERS CALLED THE GOSSIP OR JUST FUN STORIES LIKE THIS!


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    This is what technology has done to this generation. They clearly don't know much bout what early science has done to the modern world. We pretty much hav our technology because of Einstein n Edison

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    Hey Essany, just 'cause one website posted an article about this doesn't mean you have to follow suit. I really hope you will be able to differentiate between valuable, interesting news and biased, skewed jargon the next time you decide to forward other websites' articles.

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    Umm those people made great feats in science that changed the way we understand our world. Steve Jobs made Macbooks and iPhones/iPod's/iPad that changed the way we watch pr0n. Does that really constitute as a greater accomplishment than the REAL geniuses?

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    An Idea guy, is NOT an engineer! Granted, he has a great mind, and always was a man of vision. But give me a break here. He is no scientist, nor an engineer. So this ranking amongst top minds in science and engineering, it complete bullish**!

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    Congrats señor jobs

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    To my American friends. Please know that England is in a sorry place right now. Our biggest celebs are a singer (ms cole) who can't sing and a dirty woman called katie price and a chat show host (jeremey kyle) who pulls in more viewers than most shows, prob only beaten by essex. Do not believe anything that come out of this once great nation because clearly this news by some of our smartest is clearly disturbing. Jobs is the man but "sucker please"

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    what a gross insult to einstein and the intelligence of the public. I'd like to see Jobs understand one tenth of the concepts behind the theory of relativity.

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