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Jackass of the Week: Creative CEO Sim Wong Hoo

Creative CEO Sim Wong Hoo on the iPod Shuffle, back in January 2005:

So I think the whole industry will just laugh at it, because the flash people — it’s worse than the cheapest Chinese player. Even the cheap, cheap Chinese brand today has display and has FM.

Creative’s newest player? The display-less, FM-less, 1 GB clip-sized Zen Stone. Play/pause button in the middle, up/down for volume, left/right for previous/next track.

(Via Jussi Hagman.)

Thursday, 3 May 2007