9) Stand next to the smartest person in the room. Harold Ramis did it (Bill Murray). Steve Jobs did it (Steve Wozniak). Craig Silverstein did it. (who? Larry Page.) Kanye West did it (Jay-Z). I’ve done it repeatedly. (Yoda). I have a motto: “I am the dumbest person in the room.” Then it helps me to find the smartest person in each room. The smartest person in the room is going to do something. Watch what they do. Something special. Just follow them without asking questions.
The ‘Woz’ had arrived. The flashing lights and booming duff-duff of a heavy bassline more befitted a DJ at one of Beirut’s infamous clubs than an awkward engineer-at-heart. Steve Wozniak was the headliner at Lebanon’s BDL Accelerate tech conference overshadowing, at least in celebrity, other big names like Microsoft’s Steven Bathiche and iPod creator Tony Fadell.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has shared his advice to entrepreneurs and engineers who may be thinking about starting up their own tech company.
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, or "Woz" as he's commonly known, designed some of Apple's first products back in the 70s and 80s, including the Apple I and the Apple II, which revolutionised the personal computing industry. As a result, he's somewhat of an icon in Silicon Valley.
The iPhone 7 may turn out to be uninspiring but you can almost guarantee one thing: it will not explode on you.
If you haven’t heard of Steve Wozniak, it is because he has been overshadowed by his fellow co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs. This is despite the fact that he was the sole person behind the invention and building of the Apple 1, the first home computer that used a keyboard and normal TV screen as a display.
Steve Wozniak is a hero of the nerds.
The Apple co-founder, affectionately known as “Woz”, is as close to tech-head royalty as you can get.
Wozniak designed the Apple I and Apple II computers — the machines that shaped personal computing as we know it — providing the foundations for what is today the most valuable, and arguably the most innovative, company in the world.
One of the rarest Apple computers in the company’s history is being auctioned online now through Aug. 25, with 10 percent of the proceeds being donated to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The “Celebration” Apple-1 Computer is being offered for auction bidding on behalf of its anonymous current owner through Charitybuzz, a company that specializes in fundraising for nonprofit organizations through online charity auctions. The auction at is expected to raise about $1 million.
Following up the massive success of the inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con in March, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak announced Wednesday that his celebration of all things geek returns to San Jose April 21-23, 2017.
Look out, I’m about to name drop, but it’s a great story. Years ago I sat down with Steve Wozniak to interview him on camera for Financial Review TV. It was in the days before the famous Apple co-founder made Australia his home, and I was one of the few granted an audience during a short trip.