The Apple Revolution: Steve Jobs, the Counterculture and How the Crazy Ones Took over the World by Luke DormehlThis is the story of how the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll generation changed the world for ever. Meet the Crazy Ones who created Silicon Valley – the hippies who started the Homebrew Computer Club; the young ad executive who first sketched out Apple’s iconic logo; the engineers who met lying down in a cardboard geodesic dome at Stanford University. From Steve Wozniak, who built the first breakthrough Apple computers, to Jony Ive, the young Brit who imagined the iPod - the designers and programmers, the geeks, creatives and dreamers, they are all here.
And at the centre of it all, a bearded and barefoot Steve Jobs, whose singular vision would will Apple Inc. into a future that it would come to own …
Is Apple deviating from Steve Jobs' idea of Apple?
As many remember Apple's co-founder on the one-year anniversary of his death, one customizer pays tribute with a charity auction of limited-edition MacBook Pros featuring his image. In memory of Steve Jobs, laser-cutting outfit Uncover today announced the auction of three Steve Job tribute MacBook Pro laptops with the rear-illuminated Apple logo containing the silhouette of the late Apple co-founder. The design derives from Hong Kong artist Jonathan Mak, who created the symbolic image last year to honor the tech icon. The bottom of the laptop also features an engraved Steve Jobs quote from :. A press release notes that "all proceeds from this auction will be evenly split between the charity Get It Done and a fund that we are setting up with the people at SellanApp , dedicated to creating iOS apps that don't have a direct business model, but have a clear societal value. Each of the Retina-equipped tribute MacBook Pro laptops contains the best specifications currently available, including a 2. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.
Think about this for a moment…what happens after these products fall into the same iterative cycle of the current line of Apple products such as the iPad, iPhone, MacBooks and Mac Pros? In a recent discussion about the future of Apple, I heard something that is becoming all too common these days. I guess the answer depends on whether you place your value in historical performance or in futures. And, other analysts are taking notice. In October , wealth management and private equity firm Robert W. Baird upgraded its position from Neutral to Outperform.