Monday, June 28, 2010

The Gummo of Desktop Computing

Ah, there's nothing like some obscure Marx Brothers trivia to start out a tech post...

These days pretty much everyone has heard of The Steves, Messrs. Jobs & Wozniak, co-founders of Apple Computers. Ron Wayne? Not so much.

Back in the embryonic stages of Apple's life, Wayne, the third founder and the man who designed Apple's first logo, sold his 10% share of Apple for $800 just 12 days after the company was founded. It would be worth about $22 billion today if he had held onto it.

Read more about Apple's Lost Founder (via Laughing Squid)

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