One of the most successful people in the world would be Steve Jobs. He is the creator of Apple products and also one of the richest people that lived on earth. Steve Jobs existence has highly advanced our technology and created a whole new outlook on life itself. His Apple projects has turned civilization more dependent on technology and greatly improved society for the better. Steve Jobs contribution to our society started with his admiration through technology growing up, evolving his admiration with technology through creating his own 'Apple Company' and successfully creating the very first iPhone device. Without Steve Jobs, our generation and upcoming generations wouldn’t be heavily exposed to Apple products like we are today.
Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, California and was the co-founder chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Growing up, Steve was put up for adoption and was insisted by his biological mother that his future parents should be well-educated since both biological parents both graduated from college. Steve Jobs was conceived by a middle class couple. As a kid, Steve was described as a ‘turbulent’ child growing up. He was very intelligent and skipped the 5th Julian 2
grade to go straight into middle school. As Steve grows up he became very fond of technology, and he was first introduced to a Gameboy in middle school by his friend Steve Woz. Steve Jobs commented: “It was really amazing being able to play games through a portable device, I really love playing my Game Boy as a child. I remember coming straight home from school and literally staying up all night thinking about how to surpass to the next level”(Isaacson 150). The Game boy sparked Steve Jobs of the idea of creating a civilization that’s heavily exposed with technology.
Together, Steve Jobs and Steve Woz became a team without knowing that they will one day own one of the most highly appraised companies in the world known as Apple. Steve...
Cited: Linzmayer , Owen W.. "Apple Confidential: The Real Story of Apple Computer, Inc.." Apple Confidential: The Real Story of Apple Computer, Inc.. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Aug. 2013. <extras.denverpost.com/books/chap0411h.htm>.
Isaacson, Walter. Steve Jobs. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. Print.
Lemke, Donald B.. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and the personal computer. Mankato, Minn.: Capstone Press, 2007. Print.
Lovell, Dave. "5 Ways Steve Jobs Changed the World of Technology | PluggedIn." PluggedIn | Expert consumer electronic, gadget & technology news, reviews & guides. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Aug. 2013. <http://www.pluggedin.co.uk/article/5-ways-steve-jobs-changed-the-world-of-technology>.
Moisecot, Roman . "Short Bio | all about Steve Jobs.com." all about Steve Jobs.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Aug. 2013. <http://allaboutstevejobs.com/bio/shortbio.php>.
Wozniak, Steve, and Gina Smith. IWoz: computer geek to cult icon : how I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2006. Print.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document