Homebrew Computer Club

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  • Steve Wozniak - Original Writing

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    Steve Wozniak was born in 1950 in San Jose, California. Woz grew up in Sunnyvale, California and always enjoyed electronics as a kid, even making computer like projects in the fifth grade. Wozniak became interested in electronics after he read a book about HAM radios. He built his own radio and never stopped building his own electronics. He had friends on the street who were also interested in electronics and they created wired house-to-house- intercoms to communicate with each other in throughout

  • Steve Wozniak's Journey to Creating Apple Computers Essay

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    he and his friend Bill Hernandez designed a pretty good computer and his mother was impressed. She contacted a local newspaper company to do a report on it. They were very excited to explain the operation and specs to the reporter, but that is not how it happened. When the reporter came to see the computer, they started the computer up and the blinking lights came on. After that, someone stepped on the power cord, which caused the computer to start smoking, and then stopped working. He left quickly

  • Steve Wozniak was the Brains Behind Apple Essay

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    Steve Wozniak was the main designer on the Apple I and Apple II computers and worked together with his best friend Steve Jobs and incorporated others into the group development as well. Wozniak was known as the brains where Jobs was known as the business factor. When Stephen Gary Wozniak was born on August 11, 1950 in San Jose, California, the world had begun to technologically change. Wozniak tended to be a very curious child and his father always managed to inspire his curiosity for learning by

  • Origins of the Apple Computer Company Essay

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    Apple computer started in someone’s garage? Many people do not know how it all started. Today, Apple Computer Incorporated, formerly known as Apple Computer Company, dominates the technological industry with Mac, iPod, and iPhone sales. Apple had its best ever quarterly revenue of $1.58 billion dollars in 2008 (“Best Quarterly Revenue” n.pag.). The brilliant minds of Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs led to the inventions of the Apple I and Apple II computers, which revolutionized the computer industry

  • Steve Wozniak : The Founder Of Apple

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    world, for having one of the best creation, successful technology based companies. He is the co-founder of Apple computers joined with his best friend Steve Jobs. Steve Wozniak developed the hardware design and operating system for the very first Apple computer available for commercial sale. His wonderful engineering and business features resulted in the very well known worldwide computer phenomenon Apple. Yet fellow consumers knew much about Wozniak 's. Steve Wozniak is the tech genius that most tech

  • Hacking Is A Practice Of Art And The Features Of Systems

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    systems. It is the practice of changing a computer hardware or software to archive a goal outside of the hacker’s original purpose, mostly common among teenagers and young adults. This is also known as Cyber hacking, which is using computers to commit fraudulent acts such as fraud, privacy invasion, stealing corporate/personal data etc. Cyber Hacking costs many organizations millions of dollars every year. In the early time around the 1800’s before computers were even around there were hacker’s. In

  • The Triumph Of The Nerds

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    Is it selfishness or a devotion to make the world a better place that is driving computer innovations? For a short while, Imagine that you just have a unique tool with you, which no one in this world possesses. This tool is specified that it can change the situation of the whole world and mankind forever. If somebody asks you that, what you are going to do with this tool? Can you share this with others? Or will you retain it with you. So that you’ll build billions out of it! Isn’t it fascinating

  • It’s All About the Drive in Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

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    in their success. It was luck, or maybe fate, that put The Beatles in contact with a club owner in Hamburg, Germany. The club owner’s format required bands to play extremely long hours. Gladwell makes it seem as if the band would not have put in the long hours and potentially would not have become the rock ‘n’ roll legends they are today had it not been for that streak of luck. Other bands played those same clubs in Hamburg. Could they not have also played eight hours a night, seven nights a week

  • Steve Jobs Goal was to Change the World

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    “Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugar, water or do you want a chance to change the world?” (Steve Jobs). When Steve Jobs was an infant he was given up and adopted by a Clara and Paul Jobs. Clara worked as an accountant and Paul worked as a coast guard veteran and machinist. A couple years later when Steve started going to elementary he was a prankster. He didn’t even want to study during his class time. Throughout time Steve Jobs becomes a prominent and virtuous person who had

  • 'Disrupt Think The Unthinkable'

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    example, William Shockley who was born in England, invented the transistor. Like a chain reaction more innovators and companies were attracted to the Valley. From the famous garage, they created the Homebrew Computer Club where they started working towards their goal of creating a personal computer (historychannnel). Hobbyist and bright minds would share and trade technologies. We have recently formed seven groups in which some ideas interlock or can cooperate and help each other’s ideas grow. It

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