then I read something that one of my heroes, Edwin Land of Polaroid, said about the importance of people who could stand at the intersection of humanities and sciences, and I decided that's what I wanted to do." Jobs, meanwhile, admired his father's craftsmanship "because he knew how to build anything. When he built our fence, he gave me a hammer so I could work with him ... but I was eager to hang out with my dad." Clara had taught him to read as a toddler, and Jobs stated that he was "pretty bored in school and [had] turned into a little terror...
you should have seen us in the third grade, we basically destroyed the teacher." Jobs would later credit his fourth grade teacher, Imogene 'Teddy' Hill, with turning him around: "She taught an advanced fourth grade class and it took her about a month to get hip to my situation. She would say, 'I really want you to finish this workbook.
In 2001, the original Mac OS was replaced with a completely new Mac OS X, based on Ne XT's Ne XTSTEP platform, giving the OS a modern Unix-based foundation for the first time.
Jobs was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor in 2003 and died on October 5, 2011, of respiratory arrest related to the pancreatic tumor.
Jobs and Wozniak co-founded Apple in 1976 to sell Wozniak's Apple I personal computer.
The visionaries gained fame and wealth a year later for the Apple II, one of the first highly successful mass-produced personal computers.
; February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur, business magnate, inventor, and industrial designer.
He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and co-founder of Apple Inc.; CEO and majority shareholder of Pixar; a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following its acquisition of Pixar; and the founder, chairman, and CEO of Ne XT.
After a series of moves, Paul and Clara settled in San Francisco's Sunset District in 1952."Of all the inventions of humans, the computer is going to rank near or at the top as history unfolds and we look back.He pursued a Ph D in the latter subject at the University of Wisconsin, where he met Joanne Carole Schieble (b.August 1, 1932), a Catholic of Swiss and German descent, who grew up on a farm in Wisconsin.The new company, Pixar, would eventually produce the first fully computer-animated film, Toy Story—an event made possible in part because of Jobs's financial support. Within a few months of the merger, Jobs became CEO of his former company; he revived Apple at the verge of bankruptcy.Beginning in 1997 with the "Think different" advertising campaign, Jobs worked closely with designer Jonathan Ive to develop a line of products that would have larger cultural ramifications: the i Mac, i Tunes and i Tunes Store, Apple Store, i Pod, i Phone, App Store, and the i Pad.