Steve Jobs – Billion Dollar Hippy (BBC documentary)
Steve Jobs’ brilliant life and entrepreneurial career are profiled in this BBC documentary, ““.
Today is a big media day for Apple, given the hype surrounding the release of the new iPhone 5. A fine time to look back on the Silicon Valley landscape of the 1970s and the counterculture and tech hobbyist environments which inspired Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to start their own little computer company (now , market cap).
This is a great overview of Jobs’ rise and fall at Apple, his entries into the realms of interpersonal computing and filmmaking at NeXT and Pixar, and his triumphant return to Apple that kickstarted its reinvention as a design-focused electronics company.
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