Pirates of Silicon Valley

In honor of Steve Jobs’ keynote speech today at MacWorld 2008, let’s watch Pirates of Silicon Valley !

One of my favorite geek movies! Noah Wyle (ER) is an excellent SteveO and Anthony Michael Hall (Sixteen Candles) is a good Bill Gates.

Sure, the writers took major liberties with the truth, but it’s still great fun! Here are some resources if you need to more fact from fiction: Wikipedia.

Here’s the trailer:

Here’s a great scene from the 1999 classic where Steve Jobs confronts Bill Gates and calls him a thief for stealing their idea for windows. I love it when Steve says “Our stuff is better” and Bill Gates replies with “You don’t get it. That doesn’t matter!”

Here’s “Pirates of Silicon Valley” in its entirety

Here’s Noah Wyle as Steve Jobs at the 1999 Mac World

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  • http://chrisbrogan.com/ Chris Brogan…

    You are a geek’s geek. : )

  • http://chrisbrogan.com Chris Brogan…

    You are a geek’s geek. : )

  • http://thepaisano.wordpress.com/ Paisano

    @Chris
    Thanks! High praise considering the source! You’re like the Pied (or is it Pai’d) Piper of geeks!

  • http://thepaisano.wordpress.com Paisano

    @Chris
    Thanks! High praise considering the source! You’re like the Pied (or is it Pai’d) Piper of geeks!

  • http://dayngrzone.blogspot.com/ Dayngr

    That was awesome! I don’t know what’s better – thinking about where the two they portrayed are today or where they actors are today. LOL

  • http://dayngrzone.blogspot.com/ Dayngr

    That was awesome! I don’t know what’s better – thinking about where the two they portrayed are today or where they actors are today. LOL

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