Microsoft’s Relationship with Apple

Archrival and Knight in Shining Armor Microsoft and Apple have been business partners and tough competitors for many years. Back in the seventies, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates worked close together. In 1997 the Windows-manufacturer helped Steve Jobs saving Apple. In the early seventies there was no such thing as a personal computer. I took… Continue reading Microsoft’s Relationship with Apple

Timeline: Steve Jobs – From College Dropout to “CEO of the Decade”

Steve Jobs has been the most influential inventor and manager in the technology industry. On August 24, 2011, he announced his resignation from his role as Apple’s CEO. Time to look back at the most important marks in his life: 1955: Jobs is born on Feb. 24, in San Francisco and was adopted by Paul… Continue reading Timeline: Steve Jobs – From College Dropout to “CEO of the Decade”

An awesome story about Steve Jobs and John Carmack

John Carmack was the lead programmer of the id video games Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, Rage and their sequels. Carmack is best known for his innovations in 3D graphics, such as his Carmack’s Reverse algorithm for shadow volumes. In August 2013, Carmack took the position of CTO at Oculus VR. His first meeting… Continue reading An awesome story about Steve Jobs and John Carmack

WWDC 1997 – Fireside Chat with Steve Jobs

In this fireside chat at the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 1997 Steve Jobs explains how he wants to turn Apple around. Directly from a VHS tape (probably second generation analog copy), digitized April 2013 by Jason Molenda. The Original file can be downloaded fromhttp://molenda.com/videos/1997-wwdc-steve-jobs/ [contextly_auto_sidebar id=”c2TymL78Jdjvpquu8Gn6sytYHq2ULDb4″]