TAB – Mark Papermaster Was Not Apple’s “First Choice”, This Surprises People?

“I’m not looking for the best players, I’m looking for the right ones.”

The above line, from the Disney movie Miracle, is delivered by the coach of the USA hockey team when an assistant coach questions some of his choices for the final roster. It seems very apt when looking at Apple’s hire of Mark Papermaster. 

Sometimes I’m surprised at the what the Apple blogging community considers newsworthy. Maybe “slow news days” really do exist, because it’s otherwise hard to understand whyanything would be made of the fact that Mark Papermaster was not initially Apple’s “first choice” when looking for Tony Fadell’s replacement. 

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