Aside from being highly nostalgic remembering the days of the Microsoft Office animated paperclip to recalling the 13 floppy disks—yes, I said floppy disks—required for installation of Windows 95, the infographic tells the story of an operating system developed in a garage by an inspired Harvard dropout who amassed a whopping $16,000 his first year in business.
Only four short years later, however, the company’s revenue was upwards of $1 million.
In all, the infographic illustrates the history of an operating system that has continually progressed and strived to find original ways to bring state-of-the-art technology to its customers. We’re confident that Windows 8 will be the next chapter in this company’s innovative story.
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