Behind the Scenes at a Steve Jobs Keynote Speech

Fascinating article about how much preparation goes into one of Apple’s Steve Jobs‘ keynote speeches.

bq.. Steve starts his preparation for a keynote weeks in advance, reviewing all the products and technologies he might include. Although development and release schedules are set far in advance, he still has to satisfy himself that the chosen products are keynote-ready. For software, this can be hard to decide: the engineering work is usually still underway, so he will make a preliminary determination based on seeing unfinished software. More than once this has caused some tense moments in rehearsal when programs haven’t behaved.

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