End of an Era: Steve Jobs

Jeff Reynolds jeff at siphonophore.com
Sat Aug 27 03:06:18 EDT 2011


bob,

folks usually react when i use the term monkey brain. i really use it  
to describe the most deep seated parts of what makes us human from our  
evolutionary past. a lot of it are those things we innately react to.  
I think the true art spirit is one of those things and good design  
really is trying to tap the true art spirit. Look at the cave  
paintings, they show how far back the art spirit goes into our past.  
besides watch chimps for a while and then go to the mall!

cheers

jeff

On Aug 27, 2011, at 1:39 AM, use-livecode-request at lists.runrev.com  
wrote:

> I don't think it has anything to do with monkeys. The monkey brain  
> is also wired to fling poo. Monkeys will want to touch and feel an  
> iPhone, but the monkey will then want to use it as a hammer to crack  
> open a nut or scare off the rival monkeys... ... ... Okay, maybe it  
> IS about monkeys after all!!! Sorry all I just had to. :-)
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Aug 26, 2011, at 11:29 AM, Jeff Reynolds wrote:
>
>> Jobs also was brilliant on finding those things that are deep in  
>> the human heart, linked to that basic monkey brain to touch first  
>> then do the rest.




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