May 14, 2013
The Extraordinary Steve Jobs
“Steve had a wonderful talent or vision if you like, for developing products we didn’t know we needed.” Steve Jobs was acknowledged to be a symbol to his company and industry. For having him be a drop-out of college he became to be one of the greatest innovator of all the time, became a multimillionaire before the age of 30 and was revolutionary for the reason that he made electronics and technology go beyond they have ever gone, becoming the entrepreneur of the decade.
Steve’s early life is very different from most entrepreneurs now days. Steve was an orphan adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View, California in 1955. His real mother told his adoptive parents that no matter how hard the situation was she wanted him to go to school. The adoptive couple fulfilled his birth mothers wish and Jobs attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Since he went to go study in India he had a lot more bigger and brighter ideas. Steve being a college drop-out had no trouble on starting his career. In sometime around 1976, Steve Wozinak and Jobs created the Apple Company. Apple is leading the digital music revolution, selling over one hundred and ten million worth of Apple products and exceeding three billion songs from iTunes. He propelled Apple to become the world’s most valuable publically traded company in 2011. Creating Apple was the furthermost genius thing he could ever have done.
After Steve had seen how Apple just excelled he later purchased Pixar, which specialized in computer Animation. “He is a leading figure in both the computer and entertainment industries.” - Thomas Streeter. Many people were astonished on how Steve made the technology World. Even Walt Disney made him a member of the board of directors of company. What most people didn’t know was that Steve left Apple. After leaving Apple, Jobs founded NeXT Computer (a computer platform) in 1985, with seven million. A year later, Jobs was running out of money, with no product on the horizon he appealed for venture capital.
He was a very strong believer in the Lisa computer initially, he came up with the name. The computer research lab Xenox Parc left him with a huge impression. Steve became obsessed with the “GUI” (Graphical User Interface.) later on he was thrown out of the Lisa Project, but that didn’t stop him from taking revenge. As his revenge he took over what he liked to call a “small project” known as Macintosh. “Steve had a wonderful talent or vision if you like, for developing products we didn’t know we needed.” –Karen Blumenthal, author of “The Man Who Thought…