Monthly Archives: August 2011

Did Atlas Shrugged help inspire Steve Jobs to start Apple?

According to a new Bloomberg interview with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the young Steve Jobs may have been inspired by Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, among other books, in his ambitions with Apple. Excerpts: (at around 5:30) INTERVIEWER: Steve, give us … Continue reading

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Celebrity Atlas Shrugged fan: PayPal co-founder Luke Nosek

From a new article in The Independent about a Silicon Valley startup being backed by the founders of PayPal: Polish-born Nosek, 36, worked on supercomputers at the University of Illinois in the early 1990s, then entered Silicon Valley working for … Continue reading

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