Edwin Land (Polaroid)
0:01 Dream of something worth doing and then simply go to work on it.
1:00 Insisting On The Impossible: The Life of Edwin Land and Instant: The Story of Polaroid
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8:16 Steve Jobs didn't yet have the skill to build a great company, but he admired those who had pulled it off, and he would go to great lengths to meet them and learn from them.
14:44 Edwin Land on what college should be.
24:40 Edwin Land on perseverance: "From then on I was totally stubborn about being blocked. Nothing or nobody could stop me from carrying through the execution of an experiment."
26:49 Edwin Land on technological change (in 1958): "We live in a world changing so rapidly that what we mean frequently by common sense is doing the thing that would have been right last year."
31:25 The similarities of Edwin Land and Steve Jobs
33:00 Edwin Land was Steve Jobs' hero
40:02 I will never let anyone tell me what to do, ever again.
41:50 Starting Polaroid.
45:00 How Edwin Land on how to close a deal.
50:45 How Edwin Land invented the Polaroid camera.
54:00 One of the most famous product demonstrations in history.
56:32 The sales launch of the Polaroid Camera.
1:01:14 His dream of 1,000 small corporations.
1:08:00 Edwin Land predicts the smartphone.
1:13:00 A disregard for expense. Quality First. Walt Disney: We are innovating. I'll know the cost when we are done.
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