Tag Archives: Steve Jobs

Early Apple Computer Sells for $375,000 at Sotheby’s

15 Jun

Originally posted on Gallerist:

Apple I Computer, 1976. (Courtesy Sotheby’s)

This morning, Sotheby’s New York sold an Apple Computer for $374,500—more than twice its high estimate of $180,000—in its Fine Books & Manuscripts sale. The computer, a 1976 Apple I, one of the first compact model computer that could be used by non-experts to type on a keyboard and operate basic programs, ushered in the era of personal computing.

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Making a Dent in the Universe – Results from the NSF I-Corps

11 Jun

Originally posted on Steve Blank:

Our goal teaching for the National Science Foundation was to make a dent in the universe.

Could we actually teach tenured faculty how to turn an idea into a company?  And if we did, could it change their lives?

We can now answer these questions.

Hell yes.

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The Lean LaunchPad class for the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Over the last 6 months, we’ve been teaching a version of the Lean LaunchPad class for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps.  We’ve taught two cohorts: 21 teams ending in December 2011, and 24 teams ending in May 2012. In July 2012 we’ll teach 50 more teams, and another 50 in October. Each 3-person team consists of a Principal Investigator, an Entrepreneurial Lead and a Mentor.

The Principal Investigator (average age of ~45) is a tenured faculty running their own research lab who has had an active NSF grant within…

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Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs

10 Jun

Tim Cook on Steve Jobs as flip-flopper, tablets & PC legacy, and “Pain in the ass” patent wars [video]

30 May

Originally posted on 9to5Mac:

AllThingsD just posted clips of almost the entire Apple CEO Tim Cook interview from D10. Our live blog of the event is here. The first video (above) is Cook’s comments on former CEO Steve Jobs as a “flip-flopper,” followed by a second video (below) where he discussed tablets and the PC legacy.

Links to the rest of the videos are below, where Cook talks about doubling down on privacy, the “Pain in the ass” patent wars, etc.

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Three hundred of Steve Jobs’ patents, four stories down

20 May

Photo Of The Moon Taken With An iPhone

18 May

Through the eyepiece of a telescope.

Pirates of Silicon Valley

20 Apr

The 1999 made-for-television movie about how Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created Apple, and their impact on the development of the personal computer. Along the way they establish close relations to Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and Paul Allen of Microsoft. The film follow both personal and professional events, spanning from the early 1970s to 1997.

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