In a sea of Jobs biographies, it's a nice change to read about the British-born Jonathan Ive. Who would've thought that designing a toilet would lead him to Cupertino and to Apple's basement where he spent years toiling away unnoticed before Jobs scooped him up and gave him the opportunity he deserved? This biography on his early years is worth a read for anyone who's ever stuck those white earbuds in their ears. [Daily Mail]
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