The iPhone from 1990: General Magic with filmmaker Matt Maude

General Magic invented the Emoji. Text messaging. Mobile communication. If it wasn’t for the biggest Silicon Valley failure nobody’s heard of, we wouldn’t have the iPhone we have today. It laid the groundwork for the modern mobile device only to have Apple pull the rug out from under it. Documentary filmmaker Matt Maude joins us from the London Bureau to talk about one of the biggest villains in computer history and the humanity behind the technology.

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