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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Mr. Jobs was initially pegged as a technologist who didn’t understand the media and entertainment businesses, but his track record as an operator is pretty enviable. In 1986, he bought the company which would become Pixar from George Lucas for $5 million and invested $5 million more.

Mr. Jobs understood that all that technological processing power could be used in service of narrative in unforeseen ways: After two decades and many computer-generated blockbusters, he sold the company to Disney in a deal valued at $7.4 billion.


Steve Jobs Reigned in a Kingdom of Altered Landscapes


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