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The Ive Mind

Like many readers, I spent much of yesterday working my way through Ian Parker’s massive New Yorker profile of Apple designer Jonathan Ive. Over the years, we’ve seen plenty of extended feature pieces on Ive, who somehow manages to preserve his reputation as an intensely private man, but it feels like Parker set out to write the one to end them all: it’s well over fifteen thousand words long, and there were times, as I watched my progress creeping slowly by in the scroll bar, when I felt like I was navigating an infinite loop of my own. 761 more words


New Yorker profile of Jony Ive

The Shape of Things to Come

Ian Parker of The New Yorker profiles Jony Ive, Apple’s lead designer.

Back in the main room, Ive noted that he’d been watching “Moon Machines,” an old Discovery Channel series about the Apollo program.

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The Pharaoh

The Pharaoh

by Ian Parker, New Yorker, 2009

This article, which appeared in the issue of New Yorker I ever purchased, is a profile of Zahi Hawass, at the time the head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt. 92 more words