Steve Jobs - Chapter 4: Atari and India Summary & Analysis

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In February of 1974, Steve Jobs left Reed College and began looking for jobs. He eventually found a job at Atari by barging in and demanding they hire him. They eventually had to assign him to the night shift because he smelled due to his diet and lack of bathing (and the fact that no one wanted to work with him, as he was arrogant). At Atari, Jobs was inspired by the simplistic directions of Atari’s Star Trek game, “Insert Coin, Avoid Klingons” (44). During his time at Atari, he met Ron Wayne, who became a friend and the first homosexual that Jobs ever met.

Not long after, Jobs went to India to find Zen. Very shortly after arriving in New Delhi, he contracted dysentery and was bedridden. He was soon joined by his friend Daniel Kottke, whom Jobs gave the rest...

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