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"Think Different": Steve Jobs

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Design +3 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old), Adults

What does it mean to be influenced by the world around you? This collection looks at the technical innovations, design influences (Japanese Zen Buddhist, Italian, Bauhaus); location influences (Yosemite, Silicon Valley); and cultural and musical influences (Bob Dylan, Edwin Land) which inspired Steve Jobs to "think different" and create digital products which changed the world.

Keywords: inventor, biography, technology, innovation

iPod

National Museum of American History

Question Starts: Project Zero Visible Thinking Routine

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Steve Jobs

National Portrait Gallery

Steve Jobs

National Portrait Gallery

Apple II Personal Computer

National Museum of American History

Apple II Microcomputer, "Black Apple"

National Museum of American History

Steve Jobs

National Portrait Gallery

Zen Aphorism

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

One Step, First Step, Apple Computer, Osaka, Japan

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Bob Dylan in the Solarium at the Castle

National Museum of American History

Edwin Herbert Land

National Portrait Gallery

The knowledge factor in Silicon Valley

National Museum of American History

Winter Storm, Yosemite Valley

National Museum of American History

The Italian soul of Steve Jobs

National Museum of American History

International Design Conference in Aspen 1981

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Valentine

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Praxis 48

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Divisumma

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

L2

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

SK 25

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Walter Gropius

National Portrait Gallery

Waste Paper to Package, from the Early Series

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Strength Out of Straw, from the Early Series

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Apple Lisa II Personal Computer

National Museum of American History

Apple Macintosh Mouse

National Museum of American History

Remembering Apple's "1984" Super Bowl ad

National Museum of American History

Apple "Classic" Macintosh Personal Computer

National Museum of American History

Apple IIGS Personal Computer

National Museum of American History

Woody, Toy Story

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Kabuki Theater Poster, Cars 2

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iTunes Gift Card

National Museum of American History

Steve Jobs

National Portrait Gallery

iMac

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iBook

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

MacBook Air

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iPod

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iPod mini

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iPod Shuffle

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iPod Nano

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

iPhone

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Bottle

National Museum of African Art

iPad 2

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Steve Jobs

National Portrait Gallery