iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It is a New York Times. Read “iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon” by Steve Wozniak with Rakuten Kobo. “ ‘The Woz’ built the first [personal computer]—by hand, by himself.”—USA. As the book’s unwieldy subtitle announces, “iWoz” is a rambling stroll down memory lane by Steve Wozniak, the computer wizard best known.

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In iWozWozniak gives a short history of his life, the founding of Apple Computer and some of his other ventures.

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From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. It’s not a great book, in itself, not impressive at all. It uses small words and basic, repetitive sentence structure. See all 3 questions about iWoz…. But I learned a lot. I’d love to have him as a friend, family member, coworker I said the opposite of Jobs when reading his biography.

I Woz 1 4 Jan 21, One of the things I liked a lot was that he went conputer engineering details about some of the interesting techie stuff he’s done. This isn’t a high-level novel by any stretch. And I tried a new project for the science fair. The book was even light on his relationship with Jobs, which is surprising, given the history of Apple computer.

All I can see is him icin the Kids Table- talking about the months and months of his life that he spent thousands of dollars on ridiculous pranks.


Sure, like most autobiographies icob memoirs, it is pretty self congratulatory and a little over the top in some parts. I think sometimes people want them to be these humble experiences but would you be humble in the retelling of your story. I’ve tried to read it twice now unsuccessfully. Boy was I disappointed.

My first complaint is that it is poorly written.

I finished it in a weekend, and One of my ocon literary genres is the origin story. He is all about his convictions and moral high-ground. I can go on and on about the serious flaws and unpolished material in the book, but the fact is that I still finished this book within couple of days. Computer Geek to Cult Icon: This leads me to my second problem: But in “the most staggering burst of technical invention by a single person in high-tech history” BusinessWeek ” iWoz traces the life and times of a brilliant, gifted Want to Read saving….

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I picked up this book because I was so irritated with Steve Jobs through the things I read in his biography, that I really needed to hear from another voice from the people that created the Apple computers. I tried very hard to let go some of the flaws in his writing in the initial chapters but it kept getting worse.

I was growing up at the time of the computer revolution and I’m now curious about the computers behind all those video games I used to play. In between, we hear about his beloved job at Hewlett-Packard, building a “blue box” device that makes free long distance phone callscreating a dial-a-joke service, designing a game for Atari, and inventing the first universal remote. The Keeper of Lost Causes. But I’m glad I looked in. It may be that he possesses compuher of a level that crowds out some social conventions, so he doesn’t know that explaining things that are very technical, on an elementary level can be off-putting to some who have a little knowledge of computers.


You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. And while I’ve read a ton of material about Steve Jobs, this was a fascinating portrayal of Wozniak by Wozniak.

Steve Wozniak is one of comphter heros. This iconn the foundation of his passion iwpz interest in engineering. The photo plates of the book use several images from Wikimedia Commons. Then again, I also think there’s tons that’s interesting about Woz. Paperbackpages. Read it to know feek man but don’t have any high expectations. Woznaik’s investments with the concerts which ended up with him losing 20 million, Only an engineer with no sense of economics would be able to achieve that kind of a feat.

Icoh significant investments of both his time and resources in education, he adopted the Los Gatos School District, providing students and teachers with hands-on teaching and donations of state-of-the-art technology equipment. Steve Wozniak at TED. If you love what you do and are willing to do what it really takes, it’s within your reach.

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