If there is one event I’d love to time travel back for- this is it. A reunion hosted by Apple honoring their employees from 1977 to 1983. The year is 1989. The event is May 13 at the Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California.
In the beginning we had an idea- the Apple II personal computer. In 1980, the Apple II gave us the Power to Grow. When we welcomed the competition- seriously- with the Apple III in 1981, we were prepared to Meet the Challenge. We then took a giant leap forward in 1982 with Lisa as our new Competitive Edge. And, with Macintosh in 1983, we were Leading the Way.
So many people go through life hoping for that one great moment…to be a part of history in the making…to share an incredible journey with incredible people. At Apple we all found the world one person at a time. yes, the bus trip- the journey- was the reward.
If you’ve ever wondered what working for Apple and Steve Jobs in those early days, read Insanely Great by Steven Levy; Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson; Apple Confidential by Owen Linzmayer & Revolution in the Valley by Andy Hertzfeld. All good reads.