Trondheim, Norway

Sitting opposite me, masticating gravlax, is Nolan Bushnell, who once kissed goodbye to a third of a trillion. Nolan was running Atari when a 19-year-old junior employee announced he wanted to quit to set up his own company. He offered Nolan a third. The 19-year-old was called Steve Jobs; the company was called Apple. The price? $50,000. Hell, no, as Ed Miliband would have said. Weep no tears: Nolan went on to found Chuck E. Cheese’s, a chain of entertainment centres offering an irresistible – to many – blend of video games, furry toys and fresh mozzarella ...


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