We had the hardware expertise, the industrial design expertise and the software expertise, including itunes. one of the biggest insights we have was that we decided not to try to manage your music library on the ipod, but to manage it in itunes. other companies tried to do everything on the device itself and made it so complicated that it was useless.
An atheist before darwin could have said, following hume: i have no explanation for complex biological design. All i know is that god isn't a good explanation, so we must wait and hope that somebody comes up with a better one. I can't help feeling that such a position, though logically sound, would have left one feeling pretty unsatisfied, and that although atheism might have been logically tenable before darwin, darwin made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist.
Natural selection is the blind watchmaker, blind because it does not see ahead, does not plan consequences, has no purpose in view. Yet the living results of natural selection overwhelmingly impress us with the appearance of design as if by a master watchmaker, impress us with the illusion of design and planning.