“Picasso had a saying. He said, good artists copy, great artists steal. And we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas.”
The excerpt was taken from the 1996 three-part documentary Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires. All full versions of series is available for viewing right after the jump. We’ve also included a bonus documentary — Pirates of Silicon Valley.
Whether you’re a geek or a nerd, consider these documentaries absolute essential viewing. Please also take some time to read this: Rich Neighbor with Open Doors – Apple and Xerox PARC.
Triumph of the Nerds — Part 1
Triumph of the Nerds — Part 2
Triumph of the Nerds — Part 3
Bonus: Pirates of the Silicon Valley