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Machine That Changed The World, The; Interview with Mike Markkula, 1992

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01/01/1992

Full-length interview with Mike Markkula. Portions of this interview were featured in episodes from the WGBH/BBC Series, The Machine That Changed The World. The Machine That Changed The World was a five part series chronicling the personalities and events of the computer revolution. The program traced the history of the development of the computer to the modern personal computer, to future developments on the horizon. There was a focus on history of computers from 19th century to PC, present day applications, and future developments. Mike Markkula was the initial financial support and business manager for Apple Computer, Inc. Markkula was also the second CEO of Apple. In this interview, Markkula talks about his time spent working at IBM, the development of the microprocessor, and his role in the founding of Apple. Select metadata for this record was submitted by John Campopiano.


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Machine That Changed The World, The
Title

Interview with Mike Markkula, 1992

Series Description

Five part series chronicling the personalities and events of the computer revolution. Program traces the history of development of computer to the modern personal computer, to future developments on the horizon. Focus on history of computers from 19th century to PC, present day applications, and future developments. Featured participants include J. Presper Eckert; Thomas Watson, Jr; Steve Wozniak; Steve Jobs; William H. Gates; Marvin Minsky; Mitchell Kapor. Narrated by Will Lyman.

101: Giant Brains; 102: Inventing the Future; 103: The Paperback Computer; 104: The Thinking Machine; 105: The World at Your Fingertips. Series release date: 1992

Duration

02:45:30

Asset Type

Raw video

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Information Technology
Personal Computers
Computer software--Development--United States
IBM
Macintosh
Computer software developers--United States
Microprocessors--United States--History
Apple computer—History
Markkula, Mike
Apple computer
Computer software--Development--History
Genres
Documentary
Topics
Technology
Contributors
Markkula, Mike (Interviewee)
Publication Information
A WGBH Boston/BBC TV co-production in association with NDR Hamburg
Citation
Chicago: “Machine That Changed The World, The; Interview with Mike Markkula, 1992,” 01/01/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B8EDE8E69794C41B5D417FFA1C9940F.
MLA: “Machine That Changed The World, The; Interview with Mike Markkula, 1992.” 01/01/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B8EDE8E69794C41B5D417FFA1C9940F>.
APA: Machine That Changed The World, The; Interview with Mike Markkula, 1992. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B8EDE8E69794C41B5D417FFA1C9940F
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