TEDx Berkeley talk on the early days by radio amateur and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak WA6BND / WV6VLY He discusses his early days at UC Berkeley, and how they led to the foundation of Apple.
Joanne Gray: So, you always wanted to have your own computer. Steve Wozniak: Oh my gosh, you could have never even dreamed of having your own computer. Chips cost so much. Parts cost so much. But in high school I got very good at designing computers and my skills got better.
The Legacy for Children Award honors an individual or organization whose legacy has significantly benefited the learning and lives of children. The purpose of the Award is to focus Silicon Valley’s attention on the needs of our children, encouraging us all to take responsibility for their well-being. Candidates are nominated by a committee of notable community members involved in children’s education, health care, human and social services, and the arts.
Steve Wozniak, who received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986, has been selected as the 2015 Alumnus of the Year by the Cal Alumni Association (CAA), UC Berkeley’s alumni association.
Seabourn has announced the latest lineup of speakers for its Seabourn Conversations onboard enrichment program in late 2015 and early 2016. Notable additions include Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, Forbes Media Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes, and legendary American journalist Dan Rather. Onboard, the speakers will give presentations, as well as share meals, shore excursions and casual conversations with guests.
The achievements of Steve Jobs andinspire most business owners. They recognise that the pair built successful through powerful leadership.
But while Jobs was envisioning the iPhone, Steve Wozniak was actually seeing to it that Apple was being built. While Bill Gates imagined a PC on every desk, Paul Allen was building. Next to these leaders was an equally impressive manager.
Somewhere in Silicon Valley, there’s a woman who doesn’t know she has a $100,000 check waiting for her. No, she didn’t win the lottery. She recycled a vintage computer worth an awful lot of money.
The movie Wozniak feels got it right is actually a made-for-television film from 1999 called Pirates Of Silicon Valley, starring Anthony Michael Hall and Noah Wyle.
Last month Madame Tussauds asked you, the American public, which tech icon should be the next to be depicted in wax. Competition was stiff among the ten nominees, with everyone from Elon Musk to George Lucas in the running. But the American public has decided, nay, demanded: WE MUST HAVE A WAX WOZ!
Jobs, Wozniak and others discussing the beginnings of Apple. Paul Terrell's recollection of the "emergency call" from Jobs in the beginning of the clip.