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> I've been finding all of the pictures of him that are meant to evoke Voldemort quite irritating.

This just made me wonder if there's any media or perceptive bias against bald people in leadership positions.

It seems Steve Ballmer and Jeff Bezos for example are/were criticized disproportionately more than Elon Musk and Steve Jobs, for example, even though all of these people have plenty of reasons to be disliked.




Was Steve Jobs not bald? A sorites paradox for tech magnates.


Even in the later stages of Steve Jobs' life, he was not fully "bald" (as is Bezos or Ballmer) even though he appeared to be losing his hair. For example: http://community.digitalmediaacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/...

And the Steve Jobs of early and mid Apple was definitely not even close to bald: http://www.designbolts.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/steve-...


Steve Jobs had the turtleneck, though. And spectacles.


Well Steve Ballmer deserved to be more heavily criticized - any random MBA graduate would have produced as much value as Ballmer in the same position. That's not true of the others.


> media or perceptive bias against bald people in leadership positions

Great question. I think there must be. Musk has had substantial hair regrowth/replacement work done:

https://www.quora.com/How-did-Elon-Musk-grow-his-hair-back


Lex Luthor did pretty well for himself!




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