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The Apple Revolution: Steve Jobs, the counterculture and how the crazy ones took over the world

Luke Dormehl

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Published by Virgin Books, part of Ebury Publishing

Format: Paperback

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EAN: 9780753540626
Published: 2 Aug 2012

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This is the story of how the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll generation changed the world for ever. Meet the Crazy Ones who created Silicon Valley – the hippies who started the Homebrew Computer Club; the young ad executive who first sketched out Apple’s iconic logo; the engineers who met lying down in a cardboard geodesic dome at Stanford University. From Steve Wozniak, who built the first breakthrough Apple computers, to Jony Ive, the young Brit who imagined the iPod - the designers and programmers, the geeks, creatives and dreamers, they are all here.

And at the centre of it all, a bearded and barefoot Steve Jobs, whose singular vision would will Apple Inc. into a future that it would come to own …

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A gripping and often hilarious study of how a bunch of rebels came to influence all our lives. In the words of nerds, this is an impossibly awesome piece of work
- Simon Garfield

About the Author

Luke Dormehl is a journalist and award-winning documentary filmmaker. With a particular focus on pop culture, his writing has appeared extensively in dozens of online and print publications, while his films have been screened at the Cannes festival and on Channel 4. This is his second book.

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