Jean-Louis Gassée, the former president of the Apple Products Division, shares his remembrance of the October 1983 sales conference in Hawaii where Steve Jobs made his call to arms against IBM.
This article is part of a CNET special report on the 30th anniversary of the Macintosh, looking at the beginnings of Apple's landmark machine and its impact over the last three decades.
Lights go down in the cavernous auditorium and conversations die off. After a minute of silence, a post-apocalyptic video begins to play on the enormous screen. Through an oppressive gray haze, we see rows … Read more