Next Media Animation takes a look back and the life and career of
Apple co-founder and chief executive Steve Jobs, who resigned that
position late on Wednesday.
Our tale begins with Steve Jobs dabbling in LSD and spiritual
enlightenment, which Jobs describes as the "one of the two or three
most important things [he had] done in [his] life". Man, look at all
the colors. Hey, that gives me an idea for a company logo.
Jobs would then found Apple with Steve Wozniak and a third guy who
cashed out his shares waaaaaay too early, so we didn't bother to
animate him. In 1984, Jobs unveiled the Macintosh and forever
revolutionized personal computing.
But the good times wouldn't last. John Sculley, the executive Jobs
hired away from Pepsi, bounced Jobs from the company he founded.
Jobs would get his revenge by starting another company, Pixar. He
produced 'Toy Story' and sold the animation company to Disney for a
Jobs finally returned to Apple and defeated arch nemesis Bill Gates to
become the baddest mofo in tech. Jobs was then diagnosed with
pancreatic cancer and required a live-saving liver transplant.
Apple now faces a threat from Google Android. Thankfully, Jobs can
pass the baton to chief operating officer Tim Cook.