Everyone should be able to harness technology, Jobs told Fresh Air’s Terry Gross in 1996. In memory of Apple’s co-founder and former CEO, we listen back to excerpts of their conversation. "Our goal was to bring a liberal arts perspective … to what had traditionally been a very geeky technology," he said.
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Bob Muglia introduces Steve Jobs in this PDC 1996 keynote. Steve Jobs was President of NeXT Corporation and talks about WebObjects as well as taking questions from some of the developers in the audience.
Here it is, boys and girls, the hilarious interview that Gene Simmons wouldn’t allow NPR to release as an archive like they normally do with Fresh Air, either because he couldn’t figure out how to make any money off it, or because it makes him sound like a complete ass. My guess is the former.
Gene does his best to school the boring, repressed NPR listener on his fascinating philosophy of life, apparently a subtle blend of Ayn Rand and Ron Jeremy. Terry does her best not to get flustered, while conducting some kind of meaningful interview. She does a pretty good job, in my opinion. Hey, she’s Terry Gross.
Mark Gregory examines the legacy of Steve Jobs. How will he be compared to the great American entrepreneurs of the past, such as Rockefeller, Ford and Carnegie? Did he invent a new way of doing business?