Friday, November 10, 2017

10 Unknown Facts About Steve Jobs

By egg nog
Steve Jobs Co-Founder of apple known by many. In this article i will list some mind blowing facts about Steve Jobs that you never know.


Steve Jobs Facts

1. Steve Jobs never wrote a single line of code for apple.

Steve Wozniak stated that "Steve didn't ever code" on reply to an email on his Website

2. Steve Jobs was adopted his father was a syrian muslim.

Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, to Joanne Schieble (later Joanne Simpson) and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali, two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave their unnamed son up for adoption.
Steve Jobs unknowingly met his biological father on multiple number of occasions.
His adoptive parents, Paul and Clara Jobs, were Armenian and unable to have children. Steve was later joined in the family by his adopted sister Patti Jobs, born in 1958. The couple divorced in 1962.

3. Steve Jobs had no college degree.

Steve Jobs dropped out of college after six months and spent the next 18 months dropping in on creative classes at the school. He struggled for making money during this time. Steve Jobs used to sleep on his friends  room floors, returned Coke bottles for money, and ate free meals from the local Hare Krishna temple for living.

Steve Jobs High School GPA was just 2.65



4. Steve Jobs Had LSD.

Steve Jobs explained that he used LSD from 1972 - 1974 approximately 10 - 15 times.
Steve said "I would ingest the LSD on a sugar cube or in a hard form of gelatin. I would usually take the LSD when I was by myself. I have no words to explain the effect the LSD had on me, although, I can say it was a positive life changing experience for me and I am glad I went through that experience.”

“Taking LSD was a profound experience, one of the most important things in my life. LSD shows you that there’s another side to the coin, and you can’t remember it when it wears off, but you know it. It reinforced my sense of what was important—creating great things instead of making money, putting things back into the stream of history and of human consciousness as much as I could.”- Steve Jobs

5. Steve Jobs was dyslexic.

Steve jobs was dyslexic, meaning he has a learning disability that impairs his ability to read. But that didn't stop Steve Jobs from becoming the world's most iconic CEO.  Albert Einstein, Steven spielberg suffered from Dyslexia as well

Dyslexia is not a disability, it's a gift

6. Steve Jobs worked for Atari.

In 1973 Jobs started working at Atari as a technician. Steve Wozniak designed his version of the video game Pong. After finishing it, Wozniak gave the board to Jobs, Steve Jobs then took the game down to Atari. When the pair first created the Breakout game for Atari, they planned on splitting the pay 50-50. Although Atari gave Jobs $5,000 for the game, Jobs told Wozniak they got $700, leaving Wozniak to take home $350 while Jobs pocketed the other $4,650. While working in Atari Steve Jobs was asked to work for night shifts because of his stink smell as Jobs believed that his vegan diet would eliminate the need for showering.

7. India visit gave a vision to Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs came to India as a teenager in search of enlightenment. He returned disappointed, following a brush with lice, scabies, dysentery and a near mob thrashing after he protested at being sold watered-down buffalo milk. But the trip did mark a turning point in his life 


8. Steve jobs applied for civilian astronaut to fly a space shuttle.

Steve jobs got rejected and briefly considering starting a computer company in the Soviet Union,he resigned from Apple five months later.

9. Steve jobs annual salary from apple is just 1$.

Steve jobs had 5 million shares that made him richer and moreover most of Steve Jobs' wealth was from his shares in Disney, not Apple.

10. October 16 was declared as Steve Jobs day by Californian governor.

After battling a decade of pancreatic cancer Steve jobs died in October 5, 2011 and Steve jobs also turned down a partial liver transplant from Tim cook two years before dying of pancreatic cancer. Steve jobs was buried in an unmarked grave as per his family's request and the cemetery has not revealed it's location.



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