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  • Insanely Great

  • The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything
  • By: Steven Levy
  • Narrated by: Steven Levy
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
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The creation of the Mac, in 1984, catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business. Veteran technology writer and Newsweek senior editor Steven Levy zooms in on the great machine and the fortunes of the unique company responsible for its evolution. Loaded with anecdote and insight, and peppered with sharp commentary, Insanely Great is the definitive book on the most important computer ever made. It is a must-have for anyone curious about how we got to the interactive age.

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  • Not your typical Jobsian apotheosis

  • By Michael on 01-12-15

What a remarkable experience. Thank you Mr. Levi.

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Reviewed: 01-18-15

Steven Levy should have allowed a more talented reader narrate his excellent journalism. I loved the book and plan to read all of Levi's work now.