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Old Nov 7, 2012, 09:07 AM   #1
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Pixar Names Main Building in Honor of Steve Jobs




The Pixar Times reports (via 9to5Mac) that Pixar has recently named its main building in honor of Steve Jobs, with a Pixar employee tweeting a friend's photo showing the new name on the building.
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Peering in through the windows, you can clearly see the outline of Sulley, confirming that this is the main building that Steve Jobs himself played a major role in designing. He came up with the idea that the building should be centered around a large atrium, which would lead to accidental collaboration that may not occur if everyone was stuck in their individual offices.
Jobs famously invested $10 million to purchase Pixar from Lucasfilm in 1986, with the animation studio being sold to Disney 20 years later for $7.4 billion.

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Old Nov 7, 2012, 09:08 AM   #2
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Miss you Steve. Keynotes are really never the same.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 04:47 PM   #3
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Miss you Steve. Keynotes are really never the same.
Agreed. Tim Cook seems more comfortable on stage doing the keynotes than he did in the beginning (then again his first one for the iPhone 4S was right before Steve died), but not the same as when Steve would give it. I loved it when he would give the keynotes, show off the products, and then say "one more thing."
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 04:54 PM   #4
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Agreed. Tim Cook seems more comfortable on stage doing the keynotes than he did in the beginning (then again his first one for the iPhone 4S was right before Steve died), but not the same as when Steve would give it. I loved it when he would give the keynotes, show off the products, and then say "one more thing."
+1... So now, Tim cook says "one extra thing" ...

For some reason, Steve just *had it*

That line always got me, as a sort of "another bit of excitement"
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 10:58 PM   #5
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+1... So now, Tim cook says "one extra thing" ...

For some reason, Steve just *had it*

That line always got me, as a sort of "another bit of excitement"
Agreed. It was great when he would share one more surprise.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 11:14 PM   #6
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+1... So now, Tim cook says "one extra thing" ...

For some reason, Steve just *had it*

That line always got me, as a sort of "another bit of excitement"
I still remember his last "one more thing". The whole audience was so excited. "No, no, a small one." He smiled. That was iTunes match.

This man really had serious charisma.

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Agreed. It was great when he would share one more surprise.
One more thing. Your new iPad just became old SURPRISE~!
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 09:09 AM   #8
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Where guys named Steve look for work!

Nice tribute...
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Well I am not surprised, they got to honor the man who gave them the computers that do all of their animations on.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 09:12 AM   #10
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"outline of Sulley, "

what does that mean?
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Pretty cool.
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"outline of Sulley, "

what does that mean?
My guess? The character Sulley from Monster's Inc.
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This is not to belittle the well meaning of their effort, but if he were alive, I don't think Steve would want to be attributed to an UGLY looking building and that sign!!! Aesthetically, it's just not Steve...
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This is not to belittle the well meaning of their effort, but if he were alive, I don't think Steve would want to be attributed to an UGLY looking building and that sign!!! Aesthetically, it's just not Steve...
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This is not to belittle the well meaning of their effort, but if he were alive, I don't think Steve would want to be attributed to an UGLY looking building and that sign!!! Aesthetically, it's just not Steve...
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Hahahahahaha!!! He played a big role in designing it. Didn't you read the article?
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This is not to belittle the well meaning of their effort, but if he were alive, I don't think Steve would want to be attributed to an UGLY looking building and that sign!!! Aesthetically, it's just not Steve...
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You know they're not using macs and straight-off-the-shelf software to do all that, right? It's super-powerful workstation PCs with proprietary code, especially now that nothing Apple makes is professional enough to handle what they need to do.

More shots.... I can see Macs and non-Macs plus it's a cool looking place inside: http://www.officesnapshots.com/2012/...of-steve-jobs/
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This is not to belittle the well meaning of their effort, but if he were alive, I don't think Steve would want to be attributed to an UGLY looking building and that sign!!! Aesthetically, it's just not Steve...
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The ugly building he helped design?
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Well I am not surprised, they got to honor the man who gave them the computers that do all of their animations on.
You know they're not using macs and straight-off-the-shelf software to do all that, right? It's super-powerful workstation PCs with proprietary code, especially now that nothing Apple makes is professional enough to handle what they need to do.
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Pixar should have changed the name a year ago.
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Well I am not surprised, they got to honor the man who gave them the computers that do all of their animations on.
FYI Pixar use Windows, OS X and Linux, and use their own developed software called RenderMan. Given the size of the renders they do, they will be using RenderMan Server on a bunch of Linux servers.

Interestingly Industrial Light and Magic, which Disney now own as part of the LucasFilm buyout, also use RenderMan.
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Well I am not surprised, they got to honor the man who gave them the computers that do all of their animations on.
That's what I thought before I watched the making of Pixar movies like Toy Story. I was paying attention what kind of computers they used and I believed it's windows. Considering the software they're using there's no doubt they don't use macs epecially for rendering those animations.
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Well I am not surprised, they got to honor the man who gave them the computers that do all of their animations on.
Oh my, they don't use Apple computers for that.
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Jobs famously invested $10 million to purchase Pixar from Lucasfilm in 1986, with the animation studio being sold to Disney 20 years later for $7.4 billion.
Not a bad little earner...
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Irony

And the big irony is that Disney now owns Lucasfilm too. The circle is complete.
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And the big irony is that Disney now owns Lucasfilm too. The circle is complete.

Really? It's kinda funny how things turn out. lol
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