Here's a link from 2001 Mac Forum right after the ipod was first released:
Read through a lot of the comments. They are funny. Remember it's 2001
Now take a close look at these: Apple Progress Charts (Click on the image to enlarge)
1. What happened? It appeared the public did not like the device. Yet it took off. Why, do you think? Analyse the data closely.
2. The chart info is about a year old, but how does Apple compare with other tech markets?
3. What other tech company do you believe has a substantial or greater (?) impact on American life?