Steve Jobs " a Computer Entrepreneur"

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Steve Jobs “A Computer Entrepreneur” Robert T. White Prof. Dobbins Intro. To Computer Programming 105 September 2, 2010 Introduction Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in the city of San Francisco. He would soon be known to the World as the Co Founder of Apple computers. And soon to give other innovations such as the NeXT Corp. Then followed by the iMac and the iPod. He then became CEO of Pixar entertainment with movies like Toy Story and others. Then Apple Purchased NeXT and Found himself back with Apple. But still remains the innovator to the access of affordable computers to the Average household. Steven Jobs was born February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, and was adopted by Paul And Clara Jobs. He grew up with one sister, Patty. Paul Jobs was a machinist and fixed cars as a Hobby. Jobs remembers his father as being very skilled at working with his hands . As a child, Jobs preferred doing things by himself. He swam competitively, but was no interested In team sports or other group activities. He showed an early interest in electronics and gadgetry . He spent a lot of time working in the garage workshop of a neighbor who worked at Hewlett- Packard, an electronics manufacturer. Jobs also enrolled in the Hewlett-Packard Explorer Club while in high school Jobs attended Lectures at the Hewlett-Packard plant. On one occasion he boldly asked William Hewlett, the President, for some parts he needed to complete a class project. Hewlett was so impressed he Gave Jobs the parts, and offered him a summer internship at Hewlett-Packard. In 1976 Steve and friend “The Woz” Steve Wozniak redesigned their computer, with the idea of Selling it to individual users. The Apple II went to market in 1977, with impressive first year sales of $2.7 million. The company's sales grew to $200 million within

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