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Think Different


August 25,

Think Different

In 1997 Steve Jobs the Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc. created a 1-minute commercial featuring 17 phenomenal people. In the commercial were Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King Jr., Richard Branson, John Lennon (with Yoko Ono), Buckminster Fuller, Thomas Edison, Muhammad Ali, Ted Turner, Maria Callas, Mahatma Gandhi, Amelia Earhart, Alfred Hitchcock, Martha Graham, Jim Henson (with Kermit the Frog), Frank Lloyd Wright and Pablo Picasso. The team will discuss what each contributed to the world.

Albert Einstein was considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century, who developed the distinct and general theories of relativity. Bob Dylan, is a folk-rock singer-songwriter in the early 1960 his career began with songs that chronicled social issues such as war and civil rights. Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and civil rights activist, “who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States in the mid-1950s” (Bio.com, 2014)”. Mr. King is most referenced for his role in ending the legal segregation of African American citizen in the south. Mr. King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and to this day still captivates people with his "I Have A Dream” speech. Richard Branson, entrepreneur and billionaire launched Virgin Records in 1973, and the company has developed into more than 200 companies in more than 30 countries. John Lennon, legendary singer-songwriter from Liverpool England, founded the Beatles and was the first British band to perform in the United States. The band dominated the popular music scene like no other before, or since. Richard Buckminster Fuller was an “American inventor, futurist, architect and author best known for popularizing the geodesic dome” (Bio.com, 2014). Buckminster Fuller is known for the slogan “More for Less” a popular philosophy. Thomas Edison, was an inventor and created such great innovations as the electric light bulb and the...