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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Steve’s autobiography Robotics and automation Education View More. Several instances of this attitude shine through from his recollections of his childhood and the founding of Apple in the mid 70s, clear up to more recent work with the US festivals. He even added some features not found on the cu,t game, such as displaying the score onscreen and displaying four-letter exclamations when missing a ball.
Also, the flights of engineering enthusiasm are culf. Too bad he couldn’t have managed that throughout the entire book.
Try Orhan Pamuk or Salman Rushdie if all you want is literariness. A personal memoir, and a important counterpart to all the Svengali-like portrayals of Steve Jobs as the evil genius behind Apple. What a great book this was!
If you want a book that explains the revolution in computers, Silicon Valley and the instrumental people who set forth that revolution, read something else. And then I pushed the “on” button. Thanks for all you did Steve.
Where he lost me was the stuff that he did after Apple. And the lights didn’t work.
I wish I had some elements of his personality. Autobiographies For anyone thinking about reading this book, I would highly recommend doing the audio version.
If it sounded more polished, it wouldn’t be I really enjoyed the majority of this book. I thought that would be more special than a normal ring. It uses small words and basic, repetitive sentence structure. The wonderful thing about this book is that this is way the book reads and flows.
iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon – Steve Wozniak – Google Books
He lives in California. The stories are interesting but definitely Steve Wozniak is one of my heros. If you are a person who requires perfect grammar, then this book is probably not for you. It is one of the oddest feelings to read a book– by a complete genius, nerd, geek, mastermind, who is experienced and aged in life, and cultt changed the face of technology forever and always– written in seemingly a 6th Grade reading level.
Every page reads like an excited little boy who just came home from school And then I built this project. The prose isn’t highly polished, but the story and frim are great. I was first interested in reading this because I thought that the guy who invented Apple “must” be a pretty interesting guy. Preview — iWoz by Steve Wozniak.
Oct 08, Nicole rated it really liked it. One story really bothered me: The quirky style of writing gives you insight into the way Wozniak thinks and was very valuable in understanding him. I recommend this book despite it’s imperfections.
January Learn how and when to remove this template message. The world needs inventors–great ones. Simply an accurate account of Steve’s fascinating life written in his own words.
I can’t believe he had a co-author.