David Heinemeier Hansson on Steve Jobs

"Real artists ship" was one of Steve Jobs' mottos. You can clearly see that ethos still in present-day Apple. There are no far-future tech demos from things in the R&D lab at Apple keynotes. While their car project is the perhaps one of the worst kept secrets in company history, they aren't deliberately trying to flaunt it. Because a tech demo isn't shipping. And shipping is what counts.

Hey World - DHH Blog

This is David Heinemeier Hansson's take on the famous Steve Jobs quote, "Real Artists Ship." It first appeared on his "Hey World" personal blog, a blogging product built by his company 37signals that ties into their email product, Hey.

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