Apple's Tim Cook: Smart on tech talent โ€“ and a dinosaur on everything else

After getting himself a lot of well deserved bad publicity for allowing himself to be shaken down by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an activist group that calls any organization that doesn't agree with it a "hate group," Apple Computer CEO Tim Cook has earned a certain contempt for his efforts to suck up to the corrupted establishment.  Just call him Mister Play-It-Safe.  In an interview with the New York Times, he reveals similar Jurassic ideas about diet (egg whites? turkey bacon?), "renewable" energy, LBJ's hideous failed "Great Society," and corporate "morality."  Blah, blah, blah.  It's about par for most CEOs in the herd.  But on tech, and the tech labor pool, he's not such a dinosaur. He's actually a rather innovative realist.  According to the Times: Mr. Cook is most passionate when he talks about education, which led the company to create the curriculum for...(Read Full Post)