In an interview yesterday on the TV show 60 Minutes hosted by Charlie Rose, Bill Gates touched on the complex relationship he had with Steve Jobs and the mutual respect both men had for each others. Emotion was palpable when Gates recalled his last visit just before Steve’s death. A must see.
Watch a teary-eyed Bill Gates on Steve Jobs
This is not the first time these two tech titans are featured in an interview. Here’s a compilation of videos with both of them. I can never tire myself of watching these. Read More
Looking back at Steve Jobs’ tenure at Apple, it’s impossible to separate the role Microsoft and Bill Gates played. The companies helped pioneer the industry and define an era. The two CEOs partnered at various times, competed all the time, and challenged one another in ways that helped shape the landscape of technology.
It’s a complex relationship – which you can witness in this amusing video compilation of Steve Jobs best quotes about Microsoft. Read More
For the launch of the Macintosh, this promo video entitled “Apple Presents a Revolutionary Idea: Macintosh“ was created to evangelize the product to Apple’s staff, dealer channel and sales force.
At the time, the Apple II was Apple’s cash cow and many saw the Macintosh as an expensive toy – even at Apple! There was a lot of education to be done and there’s nothing better to convince than a video. Read More
Steve Jobs likes to think different. During Apple’s Annual Sales Conference in October 1983, the same event where the “1984” ad was first revealed, he presented key Macintosh developers in a funny and original way based on the famous TV show of the time – The Dating Game. Read More