The Personal Computer Inventor – Steve Jobs
presented by Lai Jen Wei
The Personal Computer Inventor, Steve Jobs
Presented by (Student Name): Lai Jen Wei
Robot Name: The Personal Computer Robot
Building Concept: Connection of controller, gear motor and servo motor.
Function: The monitor will display the word selected from the keyboard.
Steve Jobs Story
Steve Jobs was born in February 1955 and died in October 2011. After attending college for six months, Jobs got bored and dropped out from school. By 1974, he became a video game designer for Atari. Steve Jobs became more and more interest in philosophy. He quit his job and took a trip to India to find “enlightenment”. Upon his return to California, he went back to work for Atari.
In 1976, Wozniak develop his own personal computer and Jobs was impressed by his electronic genius. At Job’s family garage, the two envisioned their own computer company. At the age of 21, Jobs along with Wozniak formed Apple Computer and started selling their first computer model, Apple 1.
After three years , Apple 2 was released and Jobs started to seek investors and marketing experts. The company quickly grew and went public just four years after it started in 1980.
In 1985, Jobs resigned from Apple. In 1996, Apple bought NeXT Inc., and by 1997, Jobs returned to Apple as its CEO. In the succeeding years, Apple released revolutionary products including the iPod (2001), Macbook (2006), iPhone (2007), iPad (2010).