(February 24, 1955-October 5, 2011)
Co-founded of Apple Computers with Steve Wozniak (1976)
Birth Name is Steve Paul
Adopted shortly after birth
Chairman and CEO of Pixar (computer animation for 'Toy Story,' 'Bug's Life,' 'Toy Story 2' and 'Monsters Inc')
Resigned as CEO of Apple (August 24, 2011)
Why he might be annoying
He dropped out of Reed College after one semester.
He stole the idea of GUI (Graphic User Interface) from Xerox.
In an effort to share the GUI ideas with Bill Gates, Gates ripped him off and stole GUI.
He created competition among workers and virtually led to some nervous breakdowns.
He ran Apple using cult-like motivation techniques.
He left Apple in 1985 to produce the NeXT, a $10,000 computer that had little public appeal.
He is a vegetarian.
In the '70s, he helped sell Steve Wozniak's illegal blue box which allowed users to make phone calls for free.
Why he might not be annoying
He made a million dollars when he was twenty-five.
He was adopted.
He rejected the corporate way of doing business.
He turned his Apple corporation into a work campus where workers could work barefoot, sleep and put in the hours they wanted.
Although an electronic genius, he admits the Steve Wozniak was the real technical brain behind the Apple computer.
Jobs was the marketing genius that promoted Apple.
After several years of health issues, he took a medical leave of absence from Apple (January 17, 2011).
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