Mike Murphy

Deputy technology editor

Mike Murphy is a deputy editor at Quartz, covering technology. He focuses on machines with brains, and consumer electronics. He likes to write about the future and the products that will get us there.

He graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern and the University of Pennsylvania. He is not a very good banjo player.

Apple killed fun

Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces new colors of the new iPod Nano during a product announcement in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

There was a time when visiting Apple’s website, or one of its stores, was an explosion of color. I recently came across this random page…

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