The Birth Of The Walkman

The Birth Of The Walkman
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In an extract from the draft of his forthcoming book, Piers Fawkes describes how Sony started the personal technology movement.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 28 october 2010

The following is an extract from my forthcoming book on finding good ideas which will be published by Palgrave MacMillan:

There is a great story about the birth of what may have been the most culturally important piece of technology created in the last fifty years: the Sony Walkman – a device that, according to popular business wisdom, should never have existed.

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