Steve Jobs Father

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The biological parents of Steven Paul Jobs were told to give him up by the parents of his biological father. He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs on the promise that they would make him attend college. He was mischievous as a teenager, but grew interest in building things. He would take apart different appliances to learn how they worked and how to build them. At just age 13, he was given a job for the summer working at Hewlett-Packard. In 1967, Jobs met Steve Wozniak. Jobs and Wozniak became very close friends. He later attended Reed College and then dropped out in his first semester because he didn't want to spend so much of his parent's money. He then went through a hippie like experience, doing drugs like marijuana and LSD. Then, in 1977, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, formally created the company Apple. That same year they unveiled the Apple II, which became a huge success. This made job very rich at a very young age. In 1985 he resigned from Apple saying that he had no more work to do. In 1986, he spent $7 million on his new computer company, NeXT, and spent $5 million to purchase the now famous …show more content…
The life of Steve Jobs fascinates me because he shared my interest in the technology world. It also kind of hits close to home because Jobs had pancreatic cancer, and my mother had leukemia and my uncle had colon cancer. He had this driving experience for technology and to improve it. He took many risks with it, by doing things like removing the floppy drive and changing ports. His goal was to innovate the entire way we look at technology, and it worked. Even after his death, Apple continues to take bold moves with the iPhone and Macbook, like removing the headphone jack and removing most of the ports. He made the smartphone as it is today. Steve Jobs changed the way people saw technology. The legacy of Jobs will last for

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