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

This book’s writing is amateurish and unengaging.

He also describes, without bitterness, how Jobs shortchanged him on the job. View all 3 comments.

Book review: “iWoz – computer geek to cult icon” by Steve Wozniak – Eli Bendersky’s website

This man is brilliant, and Steve Jobs knew it. This leads me to my second problem: Add to My Catalog Check Availability.

This mp3 in my case book is an interesting story of Apple and its early computers, but is primarily an inside look at Apple co-founder Steve Wozniack’s significant technical and cimputer talents, personality and view of life by his not so humble self.

He should stick to inventing computers, and stay away from writing about his life. Inside the Doomsday Machine. 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 I was with Digital Equipment Corporation DEC from to 2nd largest computer company at the time and many of the “1sts.

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Autobiographies For anyone iwkz about reading this book, I would highly recommend doing the audio version. Wozniak starts his autobiography with a description of his parents, some of their history, and describes how his father had a top secret job involving electronics. What I love about this book is that you totally get that Steve Wozniak is a pure bred engineer and anyone who has spent any significant amount of time with engineers would understand that his commentary is not about boasting or arrogance, it’s simply the way engineers think!

Wozniak presents his story in short vignettes, never longer than a few pages, and most no longer than just a few paragraphs.

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According to ICSC, there was more buzz on twitter surrounding his appearance than there was for any speakers at their largest annual conference in Las Vegas. Published October 17th by W. That said, if he is who he portrays himself to be, he is a genuinely good person.

Boy was I disappointed. In addition, it is the perfect companion to reading the Steve Jobs book. Build, invent, enjoy, live.

What a goody-two shoes. Repetition ad nauseam, boasting, etc. Woznaik’s investments with the concerts which ended up with hi I do not think this book does justice to what Iwz Woznaik and Steve Jobs accomplished.

The stories are interesting but definitely needed the skills of a professional writer. While still with HP, Wozniak describes his moonlighting development, with Jobs, of the prototype of the arcade game Breakout for Atari, Inc. If not, there’s already a all bunch of information on the web, where the record is already straight I wish I had some elements of his iwiz.

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For this reason, the portrayal felt insincere. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I was working at DEC’s home office computef the early 80’s as we were struggling with creating a common user interface.

But it is filled with interesting tidbits about the geeek of computer technology, I find myself a few months later quite glad I compyter it.

If it sounded more polished, it wouldn’t be him and there wouldn’t be any story to tell. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. All in all, i loved this book because i got to know some insights about Apple and the REAL guy behind it all. I know that autobiographies are comptuer one’s life – but I guess I am more drawn to people who can give an Ok, I do have to admit that I haven’t finished the book nor do I want to at this point – but someday I may pick up where I left off.

Wozniak, however, was unconvinced. I can’t believe he had a co-author. View all 4 comments.

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