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Transcript of Vision
1. the act or power of sensing with the eyes; sight.
2. a vivid, imaginative conception or anticipation. HENRY FORD MARK ZUCKERBERG THOMAS EDISON May 14, 1984 ~ July 30, 1863 April 7, 1947 ~ STEVE JOBS February 24, 1955 October 5, 2011 February 11, 1847 October 18, 1931 ~ ~ ADOLF HITLER April 20, 1889 April 30, 1945 ~ OPRAH WINFREY January 29, 1954 ~ American Inventor and Businessman Developed devices that greatly influenced daily life around the world. Electric Lightbulb Phonograph Motion Picture Camera * * Credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass communication. Stock Ticker Mechanical Vote Recorder Recorded Music Motion Pictures Originated the concept and implementation of electric-power generation and distribution to homes, businesses, and factories. vi·sion [vizh-uhn] * * * American Industrialist Founded the Ford Motor Company Sponsored the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Credited with introducing the Model T automobile which revolutionized transportation and reshaped American industry. Austrian-born German Politician In 1933, he transformed the Weimar Republic into the Third Reich, a single-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideology of Nazism. Caused the outbreak of World War II in Europe when Nazi troops invaded Poland in September 1939. Systematically murdered eleven million people, including nearly six million Jews in an effort to create a pure German race. Co-creator of the social networking site Facebook, which changed the face of online communication by allowing users to create, search and view personal profiles based on things such as common interests and geographical location. Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2010. American Computer Programmer and Internet Entrepreneur As of 2011, his personal wealth was estimated to be $17.5 billion--making him one of the world's youngest billionaires. American businessman and inventor Co-founded and was CEO of Apple Inc. Co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios. Co-engineered one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers in the late 1970's--the Apple II series. Oversaw the development of the iMac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad as well as iTunes and the company's Apple Retail Stores. American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. She is thought to have popularized and revolutionized the tabloid talk show genre by creating a more intimate confessional form of media communication. By the mid 1990s, she had reinvented her show with a focus on literature, self-improvement, and spirituality. Although she was born into poverty, she has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was for a time the world's only black billionaire.