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Author Wozniak, Steve, 1950-
Title IWoz [electronic resource] : computer geek to cult icon : how I invented the personal computer, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it / Steve Wozniak with Gina Smith.
Published [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2009.
Book Cover

Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Mar. 17, 2009).
Previously released on compact disc, 2006.
Performer Read by Patrick Lawlor.
Summary Once upon a time, computers looked like big, alien vending machines. They had large screens, cryptic switches, huge boxes, and odd lights. But in 1975, a young engineering wizard named Steve Wozniak had an idea: What if you combined computer circuitry with a regular typewriter keyboard and a video screen? The result was the first true personal computer, the Apple I. Widely affordable and easily understood, Wozniak's invention has been rapidly transforming our world ever since. His life--before and after Apple--is a "home-brew" mix of brilliant discovery and adventure, as an engineer, a concert promoter, a fifth-grade teacher, a philanthropist, and an irrepressible prankster. From the invention of the first personal computer to the rise of Apple as an industry giant, iWoz presents a no-holds-barred, rollicking, firsthand account of the humanist inventor who ignited the computer revolution.--From publisher description.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Wozniak, Steve, 1950-
Computer engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Inventors -- Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Apple Computer, Inc. -- History.
Computer industry -- Computer industry -- United States -- History.
Genre Audiobooks.
Related Names Smith, Gina.
Lawlor, Patrick G. (Patrick Girard) Narrator.
Tantor Media.
Alternate Title I Woz
Collection Title Audiobook collection (EBSCO).
ISBN 9781441605122 (electronic audio bk.)
1441605126 (electronic audio bk.)
OCLC number 316046681