'60 Minutes': Steve Jobs Video
'60 Minutes': Steve Jobs Video Transcript
>> We're going to make some history together today. [ Cheering ]
>> I was basically fired from Apple when I was 30 and was invited to come back 12 years later. So that was difficult when it happened but may be the best thing that ever happened to me. There wouldn't be a Pixar if that hadn't of happened. You know, I still believe that the computer business is in its infancy: that there's a tremendous amount more -- tremendous amount of innovation that's going to be coming out over the next 5 to 10 years. You know, someone long ago told me "Manage the top line, which is your strategy and your people and your products and the bottom line will follow." My model for business is the Beatles. They were 4 guys who kept each other's kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the sum was greater than the -- the total was greater than the sum of the parts. And that's how I see business. You know great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people. [ Ticking sounds ]
If you're even remotely interested in the Beatles, today's episode of The 404 is a must listen. CNET Audiophiliac Steve Guttenberg helps us out today for all things Beatles. To set it all up, Steve gives the three of us a lesson in how the band essentially shaped a decade of music and culture and how they became innovators in the way that bands record music. For example, did you know that it only took the band 4 hours to record and mix the song "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band?" Later on in the show, Steve tells us about how the Beatles used a vacuum tube-based machine to record their earlier albums and later switched to solid-state, with adverse affects to the low-end sounds. Lots more Beatles trivia on the show!
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses the importance of computer magazines and how he taught himself to design chips.
We record right after Steve Jobs finished his 90-minute announcement of the Apple iPad, the company's new tablet computer. It's variably impressive depending on who you are, but will anyone buy it? We discuss. Also it's over for the Mars rover Spirit. At least the roving part is over. But it's still alive and doing science.
The world's gone nuts. Astronauts are trying to kill people, Steve Jobs and the Beatles are BFF, and Microsoft is acting evil! Well, ok, some things are still normal.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses the origins of the hard disk while touring the Computer History Museum Mountain View, Calif.
At the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses how humans are dependent on technology.
While touring the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses the influence of the Pong and how he and co-founder Steve Jobs came down with mononucleosis while creating the game Breakout
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses how he knew home computers were going to empower people and how he designed the first Apple computer.
CNET audio expert Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg samples some of his favorite reference tracks, dishes advice on what to do before buying a sound bar, and wonders: are the Beatles are groovy again?
At the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses how he built and sold blue boxes at University of California at Berkeley for hacking into the phone network.