A Brief Biography Of Steve Jobs

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Albert Einstein, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Socrates, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Nikola Tesla are all men in history who have been considered to be geniuses. We consider someone a genius because of his or her talents or just because of the brains they possess. Geniuses think outside the box and find some way to affect our world, whether through scientific discoveries, philosophy, art, or innovations affecting the way we live. Steve Jobs has become famous in America and throughout the world recently and even more so after his death on October 5, 2011 (Moisescot). In Steve Jobs’s 56 years of life, he found ways to influence our world. Steve Jobs was influenced first by his early life. He then influenced the businesses he created. His life was very significant in revolutionizing his company and our world. Through these things, we can see that Steve Jobs was a genius. He did great things because he followed what he preached. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it (Schwartz).”
Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, to Joanne Schieble and her boyfriend in San Francisco. He was given up for adoption to Clara and Paul Jobs. Joanne Schieble only agreed to the adoption because Clara and Paul Jobs promised to send Steve to college (Moisescot). As Jobs grew up and began school, his parents found that he was exceptionally bright. Jobs was also quite stubborn and confident. He only wanted to do things that interested him. His parents made him feel special and loved, but his adoption still left him with an independent spirit. His parents also influenced him in other ways. His father, Paul, was inte...

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...fluence the business world through Apple, NeXT, and Pixar. He is significant as are all geniuses in our world. Albert Einstein, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Socrates, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Nikola Tesla are all geniuses because their actions changed the world. They were brilliant, and sometimes crazy men, but their inventions and ideas will stand the test of time. They revolutionized our world. Steve Jobs was able to do the same thing. Walter Isaacson said in Time Magazine, “History will place him in the pantheon right next to Thomas Edison and Henry Ford.” Isaacson points out that Steve Jobs was a master at arranging ideas, art, and technology into ways that changed the world. Steve Jobs is a genius and will be remembered as one. Steve Jobs followed his passion and reminded Americans at one of his speeches, “There is no reason not to follow your heart” (Theroux).
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