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Cupertino-Apple Corporate Headquarters and Company Store

The Apple Corporate Headquarters on 1 Infinite Loop is located in a massive steel and glass structure that manages to be both beautiful and graceful, the work of an artist as well as an architect.  Proceeding inside, I was allowed but a glimpse at the engineers at work, who were once presided over by the brilliant but mercurial Steve Jobs.

One door over is The Apple Company Store, also on 1 Infinite Loop, a minimalistic yet sophisticated space containing not just desktop computers, iPhones, iPods, and iPads, but also sweatshirts, t-shirts, coffee mugs, and pens, logo prominantly displayed, and all carefully lit to show the product in its best possible light, so to speak.  I myself bought a mug from the cashier, and I asked him what restaurant Jobs liked to go to for lunch.  In response, he told me that Jobs never left the Apple Campus.  So it seems that there is no rest for the wicked...either that or he was a workaholic with perfectionist tendencies.  You decide...

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