The Apple Revolution: Steve Jobs, the Counterculture and How the Crazy Ones Took Over the World

Author(s): Luke Dormehl


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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The true story behind the rise of the world's largest technology company

Luke Dormehl is a journalist, author and filmmaker. He has conducted numerous interviews with people for both print and television, including Sir Ian McKellen and Alain de Botton. Dormehl has directed several documentary films, most recently The Pantomime (2009).

General Fields

  • : 9780753540626
  • : Ebury Press
  • : Virgin Books
  • : July 2012
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2012
  • : books

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  • : Luke Dormehl
  • : Paperback
  • : 812
  • : 338.76100416
  • : 320