by Al Urim
A remix of Apple's famous 1984 commercial ushering in the age of the Macintosh with clips from WWDC and other announcements made by CEO Steve Jobs that draws a parallel between the dystopian computer manufactures of the future Apple promised to prevent and the monopolistic vertically integrated Apple that exists in the present.
Transcript of 1984:
Today, we celebrate the first glorious anniversary of the Information Purification Directives. We have created, for the first time in all history, a garden of pure ideology. Where each worker may bloom secure from the pests of contradictory and confusing truths. Our Unification of Thoughts is more powerful a weapon than any fleet or army on earth. We are one people, with one will, one resolve, one cause. Our enemies shall talk themselves to death and we will bury them with their own confusion. We shall prevail!
Transcript of WWDC 1984:
As we arrive on iPhone's first birthday, we're going to take it to the next level. We've learned so much. We've taken everything. A true magical revolution. We have a plan. We have over 125 million accounts with credit cards all enabled for one click shopping. Our most advanced technology plugs into the entire universe. We've done it. We are shipping unit as we sit here right now. 70 countries this year. We're going to start and we're going to be rolling out in all of these countries. Today, we're going to replace all of our competitors.