The General Magic Movie premiered at Tribeca to rave reviews a couple months ago, and then in Silicon Valley on Thursday to an audience of 1,100. I saw several of you there. It will play again at the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley on August 3.
The most prominent cast members took the stage after the movie to answer questions from a journalist and the answers from these important figures in tech were fascinating. But we didn't have time for audience questions.
I started a Cake panel and invited some Magicians and filmmakers. This conversation is open to all, so if you have suggestions for questions of the panelists, let me know! Here are a couple of mine:
Why do you think so many General Magic employees went on to achieve such extraordinary things? How much of it came from hiring an amazing team versus some other factor like what they learned from working there?Most of you came from Apple, which was known for building its own hardware. Why did you not follow that path? Photo by Steve Maller: