In February 1955, Steve Jobs, a man who thought differently than anyone else, was born. Jobs was born and raised in California by his adopted parents. It didn’t bother Jobs that he was adopted, his parents told him that they specifically picked him. “Knowing I was adopted may have made me feel more independent, but I have never felt abandoned. I’ve always felt special. My parents made me feel special (Blumenthal 11).” Jobs told a biographer. Steve Jobs was a very intelligent man who changed the whole world and how the whole world thought of technology, he made is easier and user friendly.
Steve Jobs discovered his passionate love for engineering and taking stuff apart and putting back it together at a very young age, sixth grade. Sixth graders might not seem all that young in age, but Jobs was different. His grades were so incredibly high as a fourth grader, his parents agreed to let him skip just one grade. Jobs always excelled in school, until he attended Reed College, he dropped out after six months. After dropping out of Reed, he took a job at Atari Corporation as a video game designer in 1974. Soon after agreeing to the job, in the fall Steve reconnected with his friend from college, Stephen Wozniak, and they decided to go into business together. That’s where it all started.
Jobs and Wozniak soon went to work in creating a computer in the Jobs’s family garage.
The two very intelligent men put their heads together to try to make this computer, but not just any computer, they wanted to make the best. After hard work and dedication, they finished, making the Apple 1 computer. They didn’t stop there though. They still wanted to go bigger and better, while making the computer smaller and easier. Shortly after Apple 1 was launched, out came Apple 2. The two men succeeded beyond their wildest dreams, creating the first mass-market, user friendly computer that was sold to everyday people in 1979.
Steve Jobs was an incredibly intelligent man. He was stubborn and...