This is the fascinating story of how Steve Jobs created the NeXT computer based on UNIX. While the computer and the company were never popular or profitable, what Jobs created saved Apple and forms the basis of what makes them a great company.
The story of NeXT stands out as an extraordinary episode in the history of computing. This was one man’s attempt to advance the industry on to a new and higher standard of personal computing just when the pace of innovation was slowing after the heady 1980s. The fact is that in 1990, the NeXT Computer was already offering much of what we take for granted on computers today.
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