What Has Steve Wozniak Been Doing?

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Steve Wozniak is known for being the co-founder, along with Steve Jobs, of Apple Inc. He designed both the Apple I and the Apple II by himself in the latter half of the 1970s. These computers were the start of the rise of microcomputers.

In 1971 Steve Wozniak was introduced to Steve Jobs through a mutual friends. They were both working together at Hewlett Packard and became friends. Wozniak was also enrolled at the University of California, Berkley, but he dropped out after one year of attending the school.

In 1976 Wozniak became famous after inventing the computer known as Apple I. He designed everything, including the circuit boards and the operating system for the computer. In April of 1976, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak formed Apple Computers and Wozniak quit his job at Hewlett Packard. After success came with the Apple I, Wozniak the Apple II. It was the first personal computer that was capable of displaying color graphics, and had BASIC programming built in.

Steve Wozniak said that he enjoyed the job of engineering but did not like playing a role in management. He was in a plane crash in February 1981, and did not return back to Apple after the crash. He permanently and officially ended his employment with Apple in February 1987.

Wozniak said that he had always wanted to be a teacher and that he thought it was an important role that he would enjoy doing. He did eventually teach computer classes for grades five through nine, and even taught classes for teachers as well.

Unite Us In Song is an organization that Wozniak established in order to organize the two US Festivals, its major role is to educational and philanthropic projects. He has also donated money and on-site technical support for a technology program in his local school district.

He has also went on to star in shows such as Dancing with the Stars in 2009. He has been in several documentaries and has been portrayed by different actors in movies such as “Jobs”, a movie about Steve Jobs and the rise of Apple. He is not currently employed anywhere specific and does what makes him happy in life.


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  1. Jay September 2, 2014 at 2:29 am

    FYI, e is currently the chief scientist at a Utah-based tech company called Fusion-io

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