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This article was published on November 2, 2011


Watch Steve Jobs discuss Apple, technology and his life in this 1995 interview

Watch Steve Jobs discuss Apple, technology and his life in this 1995 interview


Jon Russell
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

This video from 1995 shows a 40-year-old Steve Jobs being interviewed by the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation two years before his return to Apple.

The 75-minute-long footage, published by CIO, is a rare opportunity to hear the recently passed former Apple CEO discuss his vision and opinion on technology trends at a time before the iPad, iPhone and iPod had made their way into the world.

A particular favorite line:

Jobs on why the Internet is exciting: “Because Microsoft doesn’t own it and I don’t think they can”

Meanwhile, don’t miss our verdict on the official Steve Jobs biography.

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