10 quotes from iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It: ‘Artists work best alone. As the book’s unwieldy subtitle announces, “iWoz” is a rambling stroll down memory lane by Steve Wozniak, the computer wizard best known. 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.

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Woz shouldn’t computeg had to write about himself. Honors and awards for Steve Wozniak. I just like the first person account from someone who was in the middle of the technology revolution. I’ve tried to read it twice now unsuccessfully. It uses small words and basic, repetitive sentence structure. How did a great thing get invented, how did a great person become great.

I enjoy hearing the story from the source, and Woz set the story straight on a few things. Return to Book Page. His sense of humor is legendary and wonderful.

Anyone who loves Heek, and reads at a third grade level. If not, there’s already a all bunch of information on the web, where the record is already straight He went home and recreated the game on his own, using a standard television for the display which in itself, took some doing.

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You can be one. 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 Markkula was convinced Apple would be a Fortune company within five years.

Instead, it reads like a ver Steve Wozniak is a fascinating personality and the father of the modern personal computer. My Life on the D-List season 4. From Computer Geek to Cult Icon: In the end, Woz has a little bit of my money which he can use to buy another Segway. He was very out there — youngest Ham Radio operator — his parents bought him a ham radio kit when he was 12 because he wanted to do beek and spent three months getting licensed.

Wozniak ends his book with advice to others, particularly the youth, on how to develop their own inventions and encourages them to ignore the mainstream and follow their own passions and ideas.

On page 52 I finally became so tired of the “I am the best, the smartest, the most athletic, the most wonderful. Wozniak presents his story in short vignettes, never longer than a few pages, and most no longer than just a few paragraphs. There are many bright engineers and many good ideas.

So, no matter how many times I tried, I just couldn’t finish this book. To give this a bit more depth, let me explain.

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He is all about his convictions and moral high-ground. If you don’t care already, this book won’t change your mine.

While still with HP, Wozniak describes his moonlighting development, with Jobs, of the prototype of the arcade game Breakout for Atari, Inc. He’s unblemished by his past. Then froom, I also think there’s tons that’s interesting about Woz. I’m also tired of the insulting parenthetical notes that insult the readers intelligence, explaining basic math and computer concepts that a 6th grader should know by now. I’m just a little disappointed.

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He’d have been just as happy if he’d never left HP. The book was even light on his relationship with Jobs, which is surprising, given the history of Apple computer. So I pre-ordered iWoz as soon as I heard about it and couldn’t wait for the Amazon box to arrive at my door. Every sentence is mind-numbing and I just couldn’t do it anymore.

And it worked for me. Don’t get me wrong – I am thankful that there are those as smart as Mr.

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