The Time I Emailed Steve Jobs and Wound Up Visiting a Fruit Company

This was over 20 years ago, and there’s no trace of any of this left so I figured I should write something before I forget it, too. This was before photos of everything. Before infinite digital archives. Another era. Back in 1999, I was part of a team at an elearning company called Discoverware, building a multimedia platform to train people how to use various software applications. One of the few traces of the company that remain in 2021, is a brief mention on Wikipedia’s History of virtual learning environments in the 1990s:...

October 5, 2021 · 4 min