Photograph, Sonoma, California, 1986.
Steve Jobs shares with his team how technology evolves in 25-30 year wave cycles. Steve hoped to ride the next wave by putting the power of a refrigerator-sized mainframe computer into a one-foot cube at a price affordable to Universities. Thus NeXT Computer began as Steve’s quest for redemption after being fired from Apple in a humiliating boardroom coup. He gathered the best and brightest around him and began a classic start-up with his own seed money. Every few months, Steve and the fledgling company would travel to a retreat in the country with their families to grapple with myriad technical issues and make plans. Most industry pundits believed it would be a huge success. Instead, it was the start of over a decade of struggle and failure for Steve.
- Edition 3 of 3
- 47” (119.38cm) height of image
- 33” (83.82cm) width of image
- Signed on verso by the artist