Steve Jobs was not a nice man: this is made abundantly clear by Walter Isaacson's compelling new biography of the propulsive force behind Apple, says Brain Rosenberg, president of Macalester College for the Huffington Post. He was, however, almost preternaturally insightful about such things as the nature of the creative process, the relationship between a product and its user, and the need for balance between complexity and simplicity. There are lessons in Jobs' success that are I believe directly relevant to higher education, though they may not be the most obvious ones. Whether or not the tablet computer will replace...

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