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Tim Cook thinks he sees an iPhone in a 17th century painting

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Tim Cook has shown us a new dimension of the well-known ‘field of reality distortion’ that became so famous under Steve Jobs. In this case, with a touch of humor, to say the least. The CEO of Apple took advantage of his visit to Amsterdam to visit the Rijksmuseum of the city and stopped in front of “A man delivering a letter to a woman in a foyer”, a work by Pieter de Hooch dated in 1670. So far, so normal, except that Cook pointed out to his companion that what the gentleman was holding looked like an iPhone .

Tim Cook thinks he sees an iPhone in a 17th century painting
Tim Cook thinks he sees an iPhone in a 17th century painting

Laughter, laughter, and a visit to continue. His companion, former European Commissioner Neelie Kroes, kept the story and did not miss the opportunity to remember it the next day in front of an amusing audience at the Start Up Fest in the Dutch capital.

“At one point, Tim turned to me and said, ‘come on, look, I found a picture with an iPhone on it,'” Kroes explained to attendees. Tim Cook picked up the glove and said amusingly, “I thought I knew when the iPhone was invented, but now I have my doubts “. Obsessed by your work or sense of humor? We suppose a little of one and a lot of the other… or the other way around. Does anyone else see an iPhone in the alleged letter?

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