iPod designer gets royal honour

Posted on Monday, January 02 2006 @ 22:30 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Jonathan Ive, the designer of the Apple iPod has received royal honour:
British-born Mr Ive, senior vice-president of design at Apple Computer, the iPod’s Silicon Valley-based maker, was made a Commander of The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire. The honour of CBE, which ranks just below a knighthood, is awarded to individuals in recognition of their contribution and services to British interests.
More info at FT. IMO it's a bit strange that a designer of gadgets gets this kind of royal honour.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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