WATCHSteve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005
Watch Steve Jobs Stanford Graduation
Speech from 2005. Jobs, the
co-founder of Apple Computer and
Pixar Animation Studios, tells
three stories from his life. The stories
include the benefits that came from
dropping out of Reed College, why he got
fired from Apple at age 30, and his
experience with facing death after being
diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
WATCHApple Steve Jobs The Crazy Ones Commercial (1997)
Steve Jobs narrates Apple's first Think
different commercial that begins, "Here's
to the Crazy Ones". Jobs version of the
1997 commercial never aired. Instead,
actor Richard Dreyfuss did the voice-over
for the final version, leaving the Jobs
version largely unseen.
WATCHSteve Jobs Unveiling the Macintosh on January 24, 1984
Steve Jobs unveils the Macintosh computer
at Apple's Annual Shareholders Meeting on
January 24, 1984. He touts its 128K bytes
of RAM and its three-and-a-half inch disk
drive that he states will be the "disk of
the '80s." He also emphasizes the
Macintosh's incredible black and white
screen and built-in voice sound.
WATCHSteve Jobs Hosts the Macintosh Software Dating Game Featuring Bill Gates (1983)
In October of 1983, Steve Jobs invited
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and two
other software CEOs to an Apple Event. He
pretended to host what was titled, "The
Macintosh Software Dating Game." Jobs
questions Gates, who offers praise for the
Macintosh, stating that it's "really new
and really captures people's imagination."
Gates says he expects Microsoft to get
half of its 1984 revenues from its
software for the Macintosh, a statement
that makes Steve Jobs giddy.
WATCHSteve Jobs Introduces the Original iPod in 2001
This is the real-life version of the scene
that the Jobs movie opens with, a
low-key Special Event that took place at
the Apple Town Hall on October 21, 2001.
During his address, Steve Jobs unveils a
new portable music device, the iPod. He
emphasizes its incredible ability to hold
WATCHSteve Jobs Introduces the Famous '1984' Apple Commercial
During the 1983 Apple Keynote, Steve Jobs
unveils the famous '1984' Apple commercial
directed by sci-fi director Ridley Scott
(Alien, Blade Runner).
The ad debuted for the masses in 1984
during Super Bowl XVIII. It features a
female athlete entering an auditorium and
hurling a sledgehammer through a large
video screen displaying "Big Brother," who
symbolizes Apple's then rival, IBM.