He may be on leave from Apple, but it seems Steve Jobs is in good enough health to meet with President Obama.
The Washington Post reports that the Apple chief was among a group of technology executives who met up with the President at an event this week in Silicon Valley. Also reported to be on hand were Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Ellison, Dick Costolo and Reed Hastings.
The group reportedly met for a closed-door discussion, presumably about something a bit more serious than how to run the Twitter and Netflix apps on the presidential iPhone, though you never can be sure.
As the article notes, Obama has a particularly strong support base in Silicon Valley, Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina aside.Whereas most executives in the US tend to fall somewhere to the right of Margaret Thatcher, Silicon Valley types tend to be much more on the progressive side, none more so than Jobs.
So exactly what advice did Jobs give the President? Will the next State of the Union address include a "one more thing?" Perhaps the Secret Service will be sporting jeans and mock turtlenecks.
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