Steve Jobs said the word “Boom” 313 times at official presentations (video)


Behind the founder Apple there were many strange, unpleasant, useful, repulsive and other habits. One of them is a specific idea of ​​how to draw the audience’s attention to important points in your speeches. Jobs simply overused the sonorous “BOOM!” during live performances.

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Boom is such a local clap of thunder, after which you need to stop yawning, start up and start eating through the eyes of the host of the show. Not that such a measure has to be taken too often, on the contrary, presentations Apple after Steve’s return to the post of the head of the company usually took place in an atmosphere of excitement and general attention. But why not “boom”, thereby emphasizing how innovative is what will now be discussed? The record is held by Jobs’ performance at WWDC 2003, the word “boom” was used 37 times. Users of the fan channel EverySteveJobsVideo on YouTube have created a cut from fragments of different “booms” gurus – enough for 4 minutes.

And this is a meticulously compiled list of performances, where the first number is the number of “boom” spoken Steve Jobs during these.

1 : NeXTSTEP internal demo video (1992)
4 : MSPDC (1996)
1 : Macworld SF (1999)
1 : WWDC (1999)
18: Macworld SF (2000)
7 : Macworld NY (2000)
fifteen : Macworld SF (2001)
4 : Macworld Tokyo (2001)
eight : Macworld NY (2001)
4 : Apple Special Event (iPod) (2001)
eleven : Macworld SF (2002)
4 : Apple Special Event (Xserve) (2002)
fourteen : Macworld NY (2002)
eight : Apple Expo Paris (2002)
nine : Macworld SF (2003)
nine : Apple Special Event (iTMS) (2003)
2 : All Things D1 (2003)
37 : WWDC (2003)
eleven : Apple Special Event (iTunes for Windows) (2003)
1 : MacWorld SF (2004)
2 : Apple Special Event (iTunes EU) (2004)
thirty : WWDC (2004)
20 : Macworld SF (2005)
6 : All Things D3 (2005)
nine : WWDC (2005)
1 : Apple Special Event (iPod video) (2005)
21 : Macworld SF (2006)
nine : WWDC (2006)
3 : Apple Special Event (Apple TV) (2006)
17 : Macworld SF (2007)
3 : All Things D5 (2007)
fourteen : WWDC (2007)
3 : Apple Special Event (Aluminum iMac) (2007)
2 : Apple Special Event (iPod Touch) (2007)
2 : Macworld SF (2008)
1 : Apple Special Event (New iPods) (2008)
1 : Apple Special Event (iOS 4) (2010)
1 : WWDC (2010)

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