Steve Jobs - Chapter 5: The Apple I Summary & Analysis

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The author begins this chapter by elaborating on the cultural climate on the early-min 1970s. Bill Gates and Paul Allen were writing their versions of the BASIC programming language, Timothy Leary stated that PCs are the new LSD, and the rise of the Grateful Dead took place. This period was also the origin of a catalog known as the Whole Earth Catalog, which sold educational equipment and materials. Jobs was a fan of this catalog, and their motto “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish” stuck with him during his life.

In 1975, Jobs and Wozniak saw the Altair computer at a computer club meeting. That night, Wozniak drew the design and hand-wrote the code of what would become the Apple I computer. On June 29th, 1975, Jobs and Wozniak built the first Apple I. Jobs immediately wanted to sell it for profit while Wozniak wanted...

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