University of Oxford Confers Honorary Doctorate on Jonathan Ive

University of Oxford Confers Honorary Doctorate on Jonathan Ive

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The University of Oxford has conferred a Doctor of Science, honoris causa, on Apple's Jonathan Ive.

In total, nine distinguished figures received honorary degrees at the annual Encaenia ceremony on 22 June 2016.

Here's what Oxford had to say about Ive:

Sir Jonathan Ive is Chief Design Officer of Apple Inc and designer of the iMac, PowerBook, iBook, iPod, iPhone, iPad, AppleWatch and MacBook. Six of his products appear in the permanent collections of New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). In 2012, he received San Francisco MoMA's Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2013 he was awarded a gold Blue Peter Badge. His others accolades include an Inaugural Medal (1999) and Benjamin Franklin Medal (2004) of the Royal Society of Arts, the Design Museum London's first Designer of the Year award (2003), the Design and Art Direction (D&AD) President's Award and the Royal Academy of Engineering's President's Medal (both 2005), and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s Product Design Award (2007). In 2012, D&AD named Sir Jonathan's team at Apple the Best Design Studio of the past 50 years. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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University of Oxford Confers Honorary Doctorate on Jonathan Ive
Pitt - June 25, 2016 at 4:42am
Yeah... a doctor for the same shit*y design of the iPhone, iPad for a few years??? He may be talented and smart, but he ruined iOS design with so called flat crap, in my opinion. And it's all the same UI in iOS since day one. All new things implemented in iOS are stolen from developers in Cydia.
Pitt from his arm - June 25, 2016 at 11:39am
More like so-called 'same' 'shitty' design and not to mention that iOS textures still have textures in it, just more clean and less glare. The use of colors make it stand out, but if you want true boring 5 minute design, Windows 8 and 10 Denys that. It's like they used construction paper and sprayed all the icons white and boom, there's your modern Windows. As for the design, who cares? People end up buying a case, but what can YOU do?
You're a hole from my ass - June 25, 2016 at 9:08pm
The guy is 100% right. It is shitty clean boring design. I bet you're using Windows phone and just dreaming to get an idevice. This guy has clearly said "...in my opinion", so he is not imposing his view but expressing it. You dumb ass...
Your ass is for your mouth - June 25, 2016 at 9:40pm
No, it's not the whatever design you careless nit-picky fu©Ks make it out to be, plus this 'opinion' of his is just shitting out and criticizing like someone taking pity on someone minding their own business. That's how unfaithful and cruel this sorry sack of shit is and you're supporting this practice! I bet you're the one actually using a windows phone just to get a vague cliche excuse.
My shit in your mouth - June 25, 2016 at 9:55pm
What a miserable piece of shit. You shut the f*ck up, grandma f*cker. Someone has said something and dickhead idiots like you always jump in the discussion to put some shit. Just keep jerking off on your windows shit phone imagining an iPhone.
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