Wednesday, November 9, 2016

MediaTech: Internet/New Media: Basic: The Jobs-Gates Rivalry (W12-P3) [VID] Fa16

Before there could an Internet of connected PCs, there needed to be PCs (personal computers).  Who is primarily responsible for bringing the PC into lives and putting it in our homes?  What is their story?

"Are you a pirate?"  What's that mean?  Is that a good thing or a bad thing?
Any life lessons you learn from this movie?
Any career lessons you learn from this movie?

The Pirates of Silicon Valley tells the story of the Jobs-Gates rivalry from the early 1970s until the late 1990s.

The following video interview of Jobs' biographer picks up the Jobs-Gates story where Pirates left off.

For a humorous, but insightful look at the rivalry you might also want to check out the "Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates. Epic Rap Battle."
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