“Although John Scully gets a lot of deserved grief, Apple did a lot of things right during his tenure, including the PowerBook, Quadra, QuickTime, PowerPC and HyperCard,” FairerPlatform writes.
“However, the Apple 1997 informercial Scully et al created in 1987 isn’t one of them — it’s a testament to the failed CEO’s hubris,” FairerPlatform writes. “‘No question about it,’ Scully woodenly enthused in the opening sequence. ‘The 1990s have really been the Apple decade.'”
FairerPlatform writes, “For better and worse, things didn’t quite work out quit the Scully imagined. By 1993, he had been given the boot, though the company continued to decline until, you guessed it, 1997 when Apple co-founder Steve Jobs returned.”
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