Steve Jobs introduces the first Macintosh computer

A little over twenty five years ago, a young, bow-tied Steve Jobs took the stage and introduced the first Macintosh computer to a hooting crowd.

A couple things strike me about the video: first, how Apple loved, even back then, to emphasize the dimensions of computers by showing what other containers they can fit in. There's shades of the MacBook Air's famous manilla envelope advertisement in Jobs' assertion that "everything you're about to see on screen was generated on the computer inside this bag."

Second: this audience was full of absolute dorks. Notice the level of applause when the pseudo-3D chess engine comes on. You'd think Jobs just announced a self-lubricating blowjob port.

[via Techcrunch]

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