Other Maestros of the Micro

Salesmen and seers, they are in the vanguard of the revolution

It took more than one man or one company, of course, to turn the personal computer into the engine that is powering a new communications revolution. Apple's Steve Jobs is the most famous maestro of the micro, but other personalities played key roles in bringing about the Year of the Machine:

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