Clearly, Steve Jobs had a flair for the dramatic. He enjoyed trying to describe the future technology and its application for us. And while he is a bit vague in a few answers in this 1985 Playboy interview, it is still very impressive how his vision is spot on regardless of whether it is as a result of his ability to see the development of technology or because simply “led” us to where he thought things ought to be.
This interview with a young 29 year old Jobs is intriguing and covers a wide range of topics (Early Apple, Macintosh, Life, Money, IBM) and as a SJ fan, this magazine belongs right up there in my Apple/Steve library (I’m loading up pictures of my Apple library books/magazines now and finishing the descriptions or you can click through to see them on my Apple Library Pinterest board.)
Periodically these February 1985 original magazine issues pop up on eBay, so either set your email notifications or read the entire interview here.