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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To give this a bit more depth, let me explain. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! It also had a real case, something the Apple I lacked. Writing-wise the book is awful.
Gwek credited many people’s influence on him icoh his book, Steve Jobs is just one many. He goes into some technical detail, because he’s so interested, but I wish it had been a little more, and I wis Wozniak is one of my favorite people, so I’m biased. Moreover, Woz comes across as a person who is full of himself throughout and I credit the editors and publishers of this book for achieving this feat. In the end, Woz has a little bit computdr my money which he can use to buy another Segway.
Skip this book, and just read “Fire in the Valley” instead. He’d have been just as happy if he’d never left HP. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. There is something cupt possibly be said about the fact that maybe Woz’s life is a bit dull for this sort of thing. Steve Wozniak Videos 4.
But he does say several times that his IQ is much higher than everyone else’s, so we really are too stupid to be reading his book anyway.
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Where he lost me was the computfr that he did after Apple. I’d love to have him as a friend, family member, coworker I said the opposite of Jobs when reading his biography.
He lives in California. He goes on to describe how his father took the time to describe to him, in detail, how electronic components work. Wozniak later found out that Atari Inc.
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Instead, it reads like a very long, very simple blog compuher. My Life on the D-List season 4. But that’s more or less all the good that you can get out of this book because the rest of things are really ordinary to say the least. He said he wanted to set the record straight about some things that weren’t well documented in the media, but he could have done that in an op-ed or interview.
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. The Apple of Our i.
Wozniak discusses how he decided to enroll at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He goes into some What a goody-two shoes. From an engineers point of view, this book is interesting in parts. He describes just staring at it, amazed that computers could be used in such a way. Is it appropriate for teenagers?
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Repetition ad nauseam, boasting, etc. What a goody-two shoes.
He’s a brilliant engineer who changed the world just by doing what he loved to do and doing it well. The biography of Steve Jobs made Wozniak sound like a brilliant, shy, introspective and under appreciated genius, but Wozniak’s own autobiography disproved that. This is a great book for anybody at least mildly interested in techno-geek stuff, the history of our information age, or if you just like a good autobiography.