This is a blog about photography, Adobe Photoshop (PS) and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. And a place to rant every once in a while. Occasionally I mention that I'm retired from (what I like to tell people when/if they ask) "a little west coast startup called Intel". (Well, it was at one point. 1969 to be specific.) One of my general interests has always been the history of the microprocessor and the computer. I was flipping around the smart TV the other day and found a content supplier I'd never heard of before. (I say "content provider" because it was closer to Hulu or Netflix than ABC or NBC.) It had a documentary about Apple Computer from the beginning to the iPad. The date of the show was about 2009. They interviewed a cadre of folks who were "there" through the good times and the bad. One of the people used extensively was Guy Kawasaki. An Apple evangelist back in the day and cofounder of Alltop.com. You may be reading this blog through Alltop. Don't get me wrong, I love Apple, all their computers and devices, but their fanboys (and Kawasaki was the chief fanboy) do get history a little skewed from time to time. At one point Kawasaki was talking about Apple "firsts". He had a pretty good list going and I agreed with most. The one that pulled me up short was saying Apple popularized the USB port. Ya wanna know the "real story"? Hit the "Read More"
Scenes from a Scout
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