FEARLESS GENIUS: Rare photos of when Apple fired Steve Jobs by Doug Menuez
In 1985, when Apple's board made Steve Jobs step down as the CEO of the company he founded, he decided to create the NeXT computer. NeXT became the computer on which Tim Berners-Lee developed the world's first web server software.
Join Doug Menuez + Kurt Andersen to launch FEARLESS GENIUS AT 92nd Street Y June 3! http://bit.ly/1n1GJYU Hear stories and see rare pictures from new monograph by Doug Menuez, the only photographer Steve Jobs allowed inside his inner sanctum to document his process of innovation for three years. Kurt Andersen, bestselling author and host of public radio’s “Studio 360,” has a profound understanding of how technology shapes culture and will be joining Doug in a conversation about watching Silicon Valley transform the world. Intro by Eliott Erwitt, forword by Kurt Andersen, published by Atria Books. #siliconvalley #photojournalism #documentary #art #blackandwhite #instabest #nyc #fearlessgenius #kurtandersen #atriabooks
Many called the period between 1985 and 1996 (when Mr Jobs returned to Apple) the start of the "digital revolution", when computers became commonplace and first appeared in homes. On his return, Mr Jobs brought Apple from near bankruptcy to profitability by1998.
Photographer Doug Menuez (Instagram) had rare access to this exciting time.
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Menuez will share eyewitness stories of the unknown sacrifice and relentless optimism of a secretive, brilliant tribe during those early and transformative days in the digital revolution. And there are significant lessons from this era that are relevant and inspiring for today's innovators as we attempt to catch the next big wave of transformational technology development.
The images can be found in his book Fearless Genius.
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Project website:dougmenuez.com/ and fearlessgenius.org
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