Human history in three apples

Describing how we have used apples in stories through history

Apple stories from Adam, to Newton to Steve Jobs

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

Sketching I suddenly realized that I’ve heard many stories where apples play important parts, from when Adam was leaving paradise, to when Isak Newton sat under the apple tree and in a flash of light saw how the laws of physics could be explained, when an apple fell… To the invention of the Apple smartphone and apple tablet:

drawing of Adam leaving paradise, Newton under apple tree and Steve Jobs

keywords: journalism, technology, innovation, apple, phones, apples, metaphors, drawn journalism, logbook

Drawn journalism is a project by Frits Ahlefeldt – about drawing up journalism, using drawings, sketches and watercolors, more than words

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