Steve jobs : Technology Innovator and Apple Genius. / Matt Doeden.
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- ISBN: 9781467702164 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, 2012.
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On October 5, 2011, the news of the death of technology innovator Steve Jobs rocked the world. The failing health of the Apple cofounder and Pixar CEO was no secret. Jobs had given up his role as Apple's CEO just a few months prior because of his struggle with pancreatic cancer. But his death still drew a huge reaction. From Apple employees and fans to political and business leaders, people honored Jobs's passing by reflecting on his prolific life that greatly influenced the way technology is used.In 1976, Jobs founded Apple Computer with Steve Wozniak. As the leaders of Apple, they developed concepts-such as navigating by using a mouse to click screen icons-that shaped the way we use and interact with computers. Jobs's forward-thinking engineering also influenced pop culture, bringing us a music revolution with the iPod, the ultimate communication device with the iPhone, and some of the first computer-animated films through Pixar.Called by some "the da Vinci...
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