steve jobs' 30-year-old time capsule is uncovered
sep 23, 2013
steve jobs' 30-year-old time capsule is uncovered


steve jobs’ 30-year-old time capsule is uncovered
image courtesy of national geographic channels

 

 

 

after 30 years of being buried underground, a time capsule hidden by apple founder steve jobs has finally been discovered. in 1983, the then-28-year-old tech innovator was attending a conference in aspen, colorado when he decided to bury a large container filled with an eclectic mix of contemporary items. as part of the national geographic channel‘s reality show ‘digger’ the team excavated the 13-foot-long tube, which had long been searched for but its whereabouts forgotten. so far, the contents of the tube consist of a then-new mouse for the lisa computer, one of the first commercial mice ever sold, and a six-pack of beer, which was meant as a reward for the crew that would dig it up. the documentation and reveal will be featured on an upcoming episode of the reality TV show.

 

our friends over at cnet have extensive coverage of the excavation, which you can see here.

 
 


personal photographs, name tags, and video tape were some of the contents stowed away by jobs in the buried capsule
photo by national geographic channel
via cnet

 

 


the national geographic ‘diggers’ crew unearth the massive tube
photo by national geographic channel
via cnet

 

 


the time capsule photographed in the aspen field before being buried in 1983
photo by john celuch
via cnet

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