Essay on A Comparsion of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs

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Introduction Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are intelligent innovative thinkers who have always new things to show and give to the world, and both of them are known as the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution in the modern age. These two entrepreneurs may both work in the field of technology, but they also have many differences to distinguish themselves from one another. Early Life Bill Gates grew up in a wealthy area in Seattle, Washington, with his parents and two sisters. As the son of a lawyer and a schoolteacher, Gates attended a public school and then went to the Lakeside School, a private college prep institute. During his years at Lakeside School Gates became interested in the field of computer programming, he …show more content…

He is also known as an avid reader, and the ceiling in his home library has an engraving that says The Great Gatsby. Gates also enjoys playing bridge, tennis, and golf. In 1980, Jobs found his birth mother, Joanne Schieble Simpson. Then in 1984, Jobs purchased the Jackling House, a 17,000-square-foot, fourteen bedroom mansion. He had a biological sister, Mona Simpson who he met for the first time in 1985. Jobs’s first child, Lisa Brennan-Jobs was born in 1978. She was the daughter of a longtime friend Chrisann Brennan, who was a Bay Area painter. Chrisann raised her daughter on welfare for two years, while Jobs denied paternity. Later, Jobs married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991, in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. They later had a son, Reed, who was born September 1991, followed by daughters Erin in August 1995, and Eve in 1998. The similarities that both of these men have are that they both have two daughters and one son. They also have both purchased multi-million dollar estates. Their houses are both located on a hill overlooking the city in which they live. Education Gates entered Harvard University in 1973 and pursued his studies for the next year and a half. However, his life changed in January 1975 when Popular Mechanics carried a cover story on a $350 microcomputer, the Altair, made by a firm called MITS in New Mexico. When Allen showed him the story, Gates knew where he wanted to be: at the forefront of

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