Essay on Steve Jobs Truly An Extraordinary Person

2227 Words Dec 5th, 2014 9 Pages
Steve Jobs was truly an extraordinary person. He invented so many things that people could not live without today, such as the Macintosh, iPhone, and iPod, and has changed the world with his genius. Jobs revolutionized the smartphone industry, the animation industry, and everyday computers. He had his fair share of problems in life, and definitely deserved his position in Apple. This paper will be talking about how Apple started, his personal life, and his overall impact on technology today.
It all started when a friend of Steve Wozniak, Bill Fernandez, introduced him to Jobs (Isaacson, 2011, p. 25). “Steve and I just sat on the sidewalk in front of Bill’s house for the longest time, just sharing stories- mostly about pranks we had pulled and also what kind of electronic designs we had done” Steve Wozniak said (Isaacson, 2011, p. 25). Jobs also said very good things about Wozniak that were similar. They found out about their passion for pranks and computers, as well as music. They would go hunting for bootlegs of Bob Dylan tapes, as well as interpreted lyrics.
One day, Steve Wozniak read an article that his mom left for him on the table (Isaacson, 2011, p. 27) about this device called a blue box. What a blue box does is it makes tones that a phone would normally use to call someone, but with the right combination of tones, one could make long distance calls for free. The article also stated that there was a magazine that published all of the tone frequencies in an issue of…

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