(August 11, 1950- )
Co-founder with Steve Jobs, Apple Computers (1976)
Suffered a concussion in a private plane crash
Awarded National Medal of Technology (1985)
Why he might be annoying
He created, built and sold the blue box (an illegal piece of electronics that made free phone calls ripping off the phone company).
He dropped out of college.
Why he might not be annoying
He built computers for the sheer joy of making them work better.
He has a hippy mentality and was happy doing his work in shorts and sandals.
He is not greedy.
Despite making a few million from Apple, he could have made 100s of millions but really didn't care for the lavish lifestyle.
In the beginning days of Apple, Steve Jobs was interested in high profit margins, but Wozniak refused and wanted a fair price for computer enthusiasts.
Using his illegal blue box to make free long distance phone calls, his first call was to Pope John Paul II to confess.
He sold his HP scientific calculator to raise funds to start Apple.
The Apple I was the first single board computer (no monitor, no keyboard, no ram) for $666.
After making his millions, he decided to enroll back in college, under the name Rocky Clark, so not to have the notoriety of Steve Wozniak.
He spent and lost a lot of his own money sponsoring two rock concerts, but did it for the enjoyment of others.
He donated more than seven million dollars to charity.
His love is to teach computers to both teachers and younger students.
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For 2017, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 20 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 33 Votes: 51.52% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 88 Votes: 52.27% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 102 Votes: 52.94% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 86 Votes: 39.53% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 48 Votes: 52.08% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 117 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 207 Votes: 40.58% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 290 Votes: 47.59% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 415 Votes: 42.41% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 775 Votes: 43.23% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 3990 Votes: 35.99% Annoying
In 2001, Out of 5498 Votes: 38.21% Annoying
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