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Why Software is Eating the World by Marc Andreessen.  Appeared in the Wall Street Journal on August 20, 2011.

Video of the interview with Andreessen.

Why invest your time in this article?

It’s an insightful look at the reasons that software is disrupting seemingly every industry out there, putting itself at the center of every world. Andreessen has been an Internet pioneer, first as one of the authors of the Mosaic browser, then as a founder of Netscape, then as the founder of Loudcloud and now as a high-tech investor.


The Man Who Inspired Steve Jobs (It was Edwin H. Land, the genius domus of Polaroid Corporation and inventor of instant photography).  Appeared in The New York Times on October 7, 2011.

A related piece about Jobs and Land from Fast Company magazine on March 21, 2011.

Why invest your time in these articles?

Of all of the memorial articles about Steve Jobs, these have some of the freshest insights into the sources of his genius.