Who’s going to stop me?
“Stay hungry. Stay Foolish.” The words that signed off the last issue of Steward Brand’s The Whole Earth Catalog; America’s counterculture bible of the Baby Boomers’ generation. They were also the words Steve Jobs used in his 2005 Stanford Commencement speech.
Freed from the shackles of censorship, the anti-boundaries protagonists of the 1960’s anti-establishment generation evolved into the alternative thinkers that defined the Silicon Valley mindset.
From the first Apple Mac, Jobs became the poster child for how computers (once the preserve of industry and the military) would free both the consumer and the citizen. Imagine Millennials without Apple accessories.Read article »