The Mac Observer's widely reposted comparison was a little off
Kudos to The Mac Observer's John Martellaro for dusting off his geometry and calculating the diameter of the circle that would circumscribe the Pentagon's five 921-foot sides. Answer: 1,566 feet.
But he went astray when he eyeballed the floor plans for Apple's (AAPL) proposed new headquarters -- made public last week by the Cupertino city council -- to estimate the diameter the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 17, 2011 8:59 AM ET
Cupertino posts the company's full proposal, including 82 drawings and renderings
Want to know more about Steve Jobs' plans for Apple's (AAPL) futuristic new headquarters, the one he told the star-struck Cupertino city council last June looked "a little like a spaceship had landed"? Look no further than the city's home page, where the council has posted Apple's proposal in full, including dozens of high-res drawings, renderings, floor plans and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 13, 2011 7:13 AM ET
"We do have a shot at building the best office building in the world"
On Monday, Steve Jobs unveiled the iCloud. On Tuesday, he revealed his plans for Apple's (AAPL) new earthly headquarters: a four-story circle of glass big enough to house 13,000 employees.
"It's a little like a spaceship has landed," he told Cupertino's star-struck city council.
His 20-minute presentation mixed carrots (150 landscaped acres where now there are concrete parking lots) MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 8, 2011 7:34 AM ET
Its campus "bursting at the seams," the company gobbles up another slice of its home town
In the second major expansion of its corporate headquarters in four years, Apple (AAPL) has purchased a 98-acre parcel of land in Cupertino, according to a report in Thursday's Silicon Valley Mercury News
The new parcel -- formerly the Cupertino campus of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) -- is adjacent to 50 acres Apple acquired in 2006. Together, the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 25, 2010 5:32 AM ET
In this episode of Techmate, Jon explains why Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone 4.0 operating system, with its beefed up advertising features, is a direct attack on Google (GOOG).
>Mason Cohn, Producer - Apr 8, 2010 8:23 PM ET
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And now, for a musical interlude: David Pogue -- Emmy-winning tech columnist, "Missing Manual" millionaire and Broadway composer manqué -- belting out an Evita parody at the Boston Book Festival Saturday, with Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs cast in the role of the Argentinian temptress.
Thanks to Mashable's Pete Cashmore for the pointer.
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