Monday, October 17, 2011

Unknown Facts About Steve Jobs

Hello friends,I hope you all are fine.We all know a very intelligent personality Steve Job(Co-Founder of Apple Computers 1955-2011).Here are some unknown facts about him-

  • His full name was Steven Paul Jobs .
  • Apples were Steve Jobs favorite food(no surprise).
  • He first discovered computers at the age of 12.
  • Steve Jobs was dyslexic.
  • Steve Jobs was a Buddhist.
  • Steve Jobs,in his early days, was a phone phreaker.
  • Steve Jobs met Steve Wozniak(former electronics hacker) when Jobs was 16 and Wozniak 21.
  • Steve Jobs was a college drop out.He dropped out after a single semester, but he kept going to class by exploiting a system known as “auditing,” where prospective students can sit in on lectures for free.
  • Steve Jobs worked as a technician for video game company Atari,  primarily to be able to afford a spiritual trip to India.
  • Steve Jobs traveled to India looking for enlightenment in 1974.
  • Jobs also ate free meals courtesy of the Hare Krishna temple and  collected Coke bottles for the deposit to pay for the rest of his  material needs.
  • Steve Jobs had four children: one son and three daughters.
  • He was fired from his own company in 1985.
  • Steve Jobs used to pay himself an annual salary of $1.
  • He was 136th richest person in the world.
  • Steve Jobs once dated folk heroine Joan Baez, reportedly because she had once been the lover of Bob Dylan.
  • Steve Jobs had big feet, at size 14.
  • Steve Jobs personally holds Over 300 Patents.
  • Steve Jobs was awarded the National Medal of Technology from  Ronald Reagan.
One of  his best quote-
“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure — these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”–Steve Jobs
We miss you STEVE…You really did a good JOB…


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