Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs Jade Alexie Scott-Barria Ms.Fama September24, 2012 Timeline (February 24 1955 – October 5 2011) February 24, 1955 - Steven Paul was born in San Francisco. He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. Summer 1968 – When Steve Jobs was 13-years-old he got a summer job at the HP factory. 1969 – 1972 – Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak at the HP factory, who shares his same passion for electronics. They later become business partners. 1973 – Steve attends Reed College, Oregon, and…show more content…
Here is how he did it. Born in San Francisco in February 1955 to two unmarried graduate students, Steve was put up for adoption within a week of his birth. He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs, who soon after moved to Mountain View, California, a rural town Silicon Valley. Steven Paul Jobs was named after his adoptive father who was a machinist. A neighbor down the street introduced him to the wonders of electronics, which taught him about the inner workings of products. When Jobs was 13 he got a job at HP Factory which was where he met Steve Wozniak who shared the same passion for electronics. Wozniak was an electronic genius who built his own personal computer for fun. They later become business partners. Steve attended Reed College, Oregon, and then dropped out after the first semester although he would unofficially attend classes in subjects that interested him, like calligraphy. Jobs returned to California and briefly took a job at Atari, one of the first companies he worked for in order to save money for a trip to India for enlightenment. He shortly resigned and left for India with an old friend. On his return Steve started hanging around Wozniak, the electronic genius. The Apple Computer was formed on April fool’s Day 1976, after Jobs and Wozniak created a new computer circuit board in Jobs’s family garage. The Apple 1 computer goes on sale by the summer for $666.66. On the tail of the early PC revolution, Apple took off like a rocket. It went

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