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  • 1. The magician of modern technology

2. A presentation by 3. Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 October 5, 2011)was an American businessman and inventor widely recognized as a charismatic pioneer of the personal computer revolution. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also co-founded and served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. 4. Steven Paul Jobs was born in San Francisco on 24 February 1955, to two university students, Joanne Carole Schieble and Syrian born Abdulfattah "John" Jandali who were both unmarried at the time.He was adopted at birth by Paul Reinhold Jobs and Clara Jobs.When asked about his "adoptive parents," Jobs replied emphatically that Paul and Clara Jobs "were my parents."He later stated in his authorized biography that they "were my parents 1,000%."[ Picture of Steve Jobs and his father 5. Education Skipped 5th gradeTook his first electronics class in high school After school, attended lectures at the Hewlett-Packard company where he met Steve Wonzniak during work 6. The Beginning of A Career Graduated high school in 1972Enrolled in Reed College in Oregon.Slept on his friends dorm room floor and dropped in on classes of interestReturned to California in 1974Attended meetings at Wozniaks Homebrew Computer Club Steve convinced Wozniak to work with him in building computers 7. After their tinkering resulted in the Apple I desktop computer in 1976, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak found themselves at the forefront of an industry on the verge of an explosion. Their fledgling enterprise, the Californiabased Apple Computer, Inc.,quickly set the standard for personal computers and made the duo millionaires while still in their 20s. In the late 1970s, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak engineered one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers, the Apple II series. Jobs directed its aesthetic design and marketing along with A.C. "Mike" Markkula, Jr. and others. In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to see the commercial potential of Xerox PARC's mousedriven graphical user interface, which led to the creation of the Apple Lisa (engineered by Ken Rothmuller and John Couch) and, one year later, creation of Apple employee Jef Raskins Macintosh. 8. Born on April 1st, 1976Apple I designed and prototype builtFirst single board computer with built-in video interfaceApple II designed in the following yearOperating System loaded automaticallySmaller Components & built-in circuitry In 1976, Jobs looked to hire a public relations agency to help advertise 9. Smooth.. Sailing APPLE Became publicly traded company in 1980 Launched LISA in 1983 First commercial computer to use GUI Unpopular due to its few software programs and high price 10. The Downfall Sales began to plungeWozniak quit Apple in 1985 Board members of Apple met on May 28th, 1985 and each voted on the removal of Steve from the company 11. Still Looking Up After taking time off, Jobs wanted to get back to Apple and his love for computersDecided to start his own company Founded NeXT Computer in 1989 12. The New Beginning In early 2000, Pixar leads animated film industry Later that month, Jobs announced his return to the CEO position Insisted on keeping his $1 annual salary 13. Portable Audio Revolution Less than a year after iTunes was released, Apple released the iPod Originally only for Mac users In July 2002, the new iPod was available for Windows users as well Sales skyrocketed and 75% of MP3 players are iPods 14. Portable Audio Revolution (Cont.) In eight weeks, five million songs were sold on iTunes Took over 80% of the legal music downloading market 15. Think different!! June 6th, 2005, Jobs announced switch fromPowerPC chips to Intel chips. This would conserveenergy on PowerBook and iBook 16. Think different!! October 2005, 5th generation of iPod was introduced Could play music videos and TV shows Jobs announced the opening of the iTunes video store 17. Algerian Arial Bradley Hand ITC Calibri (Body) Chiller Comic Sans MS Curlz MT Brush Script MT Forte Lucida Handwriting Time s N e w Roman"If I had never dropped in on that single calligraphy course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts." 18. Which one should I choose???9.4 9.1 17.5 8.5 38.2Mac is light years ahead of Windows 17.4 0510152025Percentage30354045 19. Death Jobs died at his California home around 3 p.m. on October 5, 2011, due to complications from a relapse of his previously treated isletcell pancreatic cancer resulting in respiratory arrest. He had lost consciousness the day before, and died with his wife, children and sister at his side. 20. Steve Jobs speech at Stanford UniversityYour time is limited. So dont waste it living someone elses life. Dont be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other peoples thinking. Dont let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuitions. They somehow already know, WHAT YOU TRULY WANT TO BECOME! Everything else, is secondary. 21. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I would like to thank the following people for their help and support without which I couldnt have completed this presentation.Thank YouMY my fellow MY TEACHER And PARENTS Mr. Amitabha Biswas Mr. Sandipan Nag classmates who helped Mrs. Shima Biswas me in this presentation