By Jim Karpen on Mon, 07/09/2012
At the age of 40 the late Apple founder Steve Jobs was one of a number of tech visionaries interviewed for a 1995 documentary titled "Triumph of the Nerds." Jobs's segment in the documentary was only 10 minutes, but the original interview with him was 72 minutes, and notable for understanding his vision at a time just before he rejoined Apple after having been pushed out of the company in the mid-80s. That original interview was thought to have been lost, but was found last October on a VHS tape. It generated a lot of interest in that it coincided with his passing and the release of the Walter Isaacson biography. The 72-minute interview then had a limited release in movie theaters as "Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview." Apple apparently officially considers the interview to be controversial, but recently quietly released it in the iTunes Store as a $3.99 rental.