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Chilean Miners (Yes, Those Miners) Gifted Free iPods by Jobs

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While their story is one of bravery and heroism and all that good stuff (I promise I’m being sincere), everyone and their dog is trying to get a piece of the trapped Chilean miners pie, even Big Steve, who has donated to each of the miners ‘a latest iPod [sic]’, as reported by Reuters.

By ‘a latest’, I’m gonna assume a 32-gig Touch, which is pretty rad, just for sitting in a cave for 69 days. Then again, the miners have also been gifted $10000 each, trips around the world, movie deals, and tickets to sporting events, among other things. Steve’s offering seems more like a quick shot to stay in the public consciousness than anything. And it probably is. But either way, I guess a free iPod’s a free iPod.

If it were me, I’d have appreciated it more if Steve had gotten me a sandwich or something.

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  1. Wouldn’t it have made more sense for Steve to send them loaded iPods whilst they were stuck down there? I don’t know about you, but I would have found having some music/movies/games to while away the time whilst stuck at the bottom of a very long hole alot more useful than being given one once I surfaced…

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