Video: Doug Menuez on what Steve Jobs taught him about commanding respect

Inspired by the iconic images in Doug Menuez‘s book Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000, Inc. magazine interviewed the award-winning photographer about the lessons he learned during this pivotal era. In the “Playbook” series of videos at, Doug talks about insights he gained from Apple and from Steve Jobs himself, as well […]

Fortune interviews Doug Menuez about Steve Jobs and NeXT

Hot on the heels of the release this week of Doug Menuez‘s new book, Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000, Fortune magazine has posted the first of three video interviews with Doug about that pivotal era. Click here or below to watch “Why NeXT wasn’t a failure for Steve Jobs.” . . […]

Save the date: Doug Menuez shares the stories behind his new book, Fearless Genius, in New York City on June 3

Kurt Andersen, host of NPR‘s Studio 360, will be talking with Doug Menuez about his new monograph, Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000 on Tuesday, June 3, at the 92Y in New York City. The book, which hits stores the same day, “will both confirm and explode perceptions of what really took […]

Preorder Doug Menuez’s new book, “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000”

Next year, Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, will publish a book of Doug Menuez‘s groundbreaking documentary project on the rise of Silicon Valley. Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985–2000, which will feature a foreword by Elliott Erwitt and an introduction by Kurt Andersen, will be in bookstores in May, […]

Barcelona embraces Doug Menuez’s “Fearless Genius” and “Los Nerds de Palo Alto”

Spain is the latest country to host Doug Menuez‘s “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley, 1985–2000,” which opened last night at Barcelona’s La Virreina Centre de la Imatge. The exhibition—on view through September 24—made its debut last year in Russia at the Moscow Photobienniale and then traveled to Wudang Mountain for the 9th […]

More great press for Doug Menuez’s photo essay on the digital revolution: Wired’s Raw File blog features “Fearless Genius”

Doug Menuez‘s “Fearless Genius” photo essay on the digital revolution in Silicon Alley continues to garner major press. Hot on the heels of James Estrin‘s terrific piece in the New York Times‘ Lens blog comes a feature in‘s Raw File photo blog. “Pieced together, all the pictures Menuez made now provide one of, if […]

The New York Times’ Lens blog features Doug Menuez and his photos of the digital revolution

Doug Menuez and his project “Fearless Genius: The Rise of Silicon Valley 1995–2000” were featured on The New York Times Lens blog yesterday. “Fearless Genius” is a visual memoir of Doug’s 15 pivotal years in Silicon Valley, and the interview, written by James Estrin, is most aptly titled: “Embedded on the Front Lines of the […]

Doug Menuez’s “Fearless Genius” exhibition travels to China

. Doug Menuez is really on a roll with his exhibition “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1995–2000.” The show, which made its debut at the Moscow Photobiennale last month (read about it on here, on Doug’s blog), will be mounted in China on May 23rd as part of the 9th China Photographic […]

Doug Menuez’s “Fearless Genius” exhibition to debut this month at the Moscow Photobiennale

We’re very excited for Doug Menuez, whose project “Fearless Genius” will be making its debut this month at the Moscow Photobiennale, which is produced by the Multimedia Art Museum Moscow (MAMM) and runs March 29 to May 9. Doug spent 15 years, from 1985 to 2000, documenting the rise of Silicon Valley and produced some […]

Doug Menuez on photographing Steve Jobs

. For his obituary of the great Steve Jobs yesterday, David Walker of PDN talked with photographers who had worked with the Apple iconoclast. It seems that Jobs “had a reputation among photographers for being a difficult subject,” writes Walker. “And not just run-of-the mill difficult, but the archetype of difficult.” One of the photographers […]


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