Steve Jobs : The Best Example Of A Hero

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Steve Jobs is the best example of a hero. He was adopted and faced many challenges throughout his life, but he still prevailed on top. Jobs is most famous for being the co-founder of Apple inc. with Steve Wozniak. He changed the way the world would look at technology forever. His revolutionary products include the iPod, iPhone, iPad, Mac and many many others. These products now seem to be dictating modern technology (Biography).
Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, to Joanne Schieble and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, who gave their unnamed son up for adoption.. Shortly after Steve was placed for adoption, his biological parents got married and had another child, Mona Simpson. Jobs only found out who
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Steve Wozniak’s interest in electronics had grown stronger, and he began to regularly attend meetings of a group of early computer hobbyists called the Homebrew Computer Club. The knowledge that Wozniak gained from these Homebrew meetings, as well as his amazing talent, allowed him to build his own computer board, simply because he wanted a personal computer for himself. Steve Jobs took interest in this, and he quickly understood that his friend 's brilliant invention could be sold to software fanatics, who wanted to write software without the trouble of putting together a computer kit. Jobs convinced Wozniak to start a company for that purpose. Together they created the first Apple Computer on April 1, 1976.
The following months Steve worked on assembling boards of the Apple I Computers in his garage and sold them to mainly hobbyists. Although the Apple I sold mainly to hobbyists, it produced enough money to allow Jobs and Wozniak to improvise and upgrade their technology and design. In 1977, they introduced the Apple II. This was the first personal computer with color graphics and a keyboard. The user-friendly Apple II was a huge success, leading in the new era of the personal computers (Entrepreneur). They both knew that they could and would be extremely successful in what they did. Jobs eventually convinced former Intel executive Mike Markkula to invest $250,000 in
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