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15 Things You Didn't Know About STEVE JOBS Steve Jobs is a force of nature, a truly iconic man whose quirks are nearly as famous as the products he sells. Here are a few facts you may not have known about the Enfant Terrible of Silicon Valley. Founded Apple - 1976 ) Left Apple - 1985 Bought Pixar - 1986 Dropped out of college - 1973 Sold Pixar - 2006 PIXA R ANIMATION STUDIOS 1) TIMELINE NE XT ATARI Joined Atari - 1974 Went looking for enlightenment in India - 1974 Founded NeXt - 1985 Returned to Apple - 1996 2) He's dyslexic. Other notable dyslexic figures: Alexander Graham Bell Albert Einstein Henry Ford 3) He was a troublemaker. LIL' TERROR well be Lood wille will Rigo mil Spent 3rd grade as a self- confessed, "Little terror," who "... let snakes loose in the classroom and exploded bombs." 4) He is employee No. O. Apple's first board of directors wanted all employees to have name badges. The badges were to show a name and a number in the order employees were hired. HELLO MY NAME IS STEVE JOBS Steve Wozniak, Apple Il engineer and co-founder, got Employee No. 1. Jobs was assigned No. 2 and protested until he received O because it came before 1. NO. O 5) He first discovered computers at age 12. Larry Lang, an engineer at Hewlett Packard, showed Jobs his first computer at age 12. He immediately wanted one, "I just thought they were neat. I just wanted to mess around with one." 6) He loves calligraphy. calligaaphy -Aon fabe After dropping out of his classes at Reed, he sat in on a calligraphy class and became fascinated with fonts and penmanship. He attributes the original Macintosh's beautiful typefaces (to which Windows copied) to this exact clas. 2?? 7) He wasn't the cleanest fellow. While he worked at Atari, he was moved to the night shift because he had poor personal hygiene and smelled terrible. 8) He bought his first suit at 22. He needed one for the 1977 for the West Coast Computer Faire, where he presented the Apple II. 9) His daily uniform: St Croix black cashmere/silk turtleneck sweatshirt Levi blue jeans (he owns over 100) New Balance Sneakers - Size 14 10) Has been declared dead once. In 2008, Bloomberg news outlet sent his obituary out over the wire and instantly spread all over the Internet. R.LP Ooo 11) He is a firuitarian. The company was named "Apple' in part because apples are his favorite food. Both he and his wife are strict vegans, eating no animal products whatsoever. 12) He got the President of PepsiCo to work for Apple. He convinced John Sculley to quit PepsiCo and become Apple's CEO by saying "Do you want to sell sugared water all your life or do you want to change the world?" 13) His salary: Annual salary as CEO of Apple: Annual income from Disney shares: $1 $48 Million 14) He is the 136th richest person in the world. 136 on Forbes 2010 World's Billionaires. 55bilion net worth. 15) He is a prankster. 1-800- STAR BUCKS During the introduction of the iPhone at Macworld 2007, he used the phone to call Starbucks and order calling. 4000 lattes to SOURCES jobs-survive-on-anly-1-salary-from-apple-hint-48-million-in-dividend-income-helps/ jobs-check-out-this-iphone font and-leam-how-vector-fonts-came to-be-20100323/ http://www.scribdcom/doc/4628255/Steve- Jobs-Biography jobs/ndex.htrmi.?page-28rendermode-previewnoinsite txt aoa 2010 micmsoft cheirman-bill-gates-no-longer-worlds-richest-man/ php?storyld-98977379 jobs-interview-in playboy-24-years-later/ htm UnlineSchools -2010he-Worlds-Bilioneirelark html Design By Ellie Koning

Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs is a force of nature, a truly iconic man whose quirks are nearly as famous as the products he sells. Take a look on the 15 Things You Didn't Know about Steve Jobs.


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