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A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for the past three decades, Steve Wozniak revolutionized the personal computer industry as co-founder of Apple Computer. With its first line of Apple products - Macintosh, Apple I and Apple II Wozniak and Steve Jobs brought computers to the hands of the mass market.

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A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for the past three decades, Steve Wozniak revolutionized the personal computer industry as co-founder of Apple Computer. With its first line of Apple products"Macintosh, Apple I and Apple II"Wozniak and Steve Jobs brought computers to the hands of the mass market. Wozniak's leadership and creativity cultivated significant disruptive technologies such as the iPod (2001), the iPhone (2007) and the iPad (2010), while also helping to build the largest company in the US stock market with a net worth of half a trillion dollars.

For his achievements at Apple Computer, Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology by the President of the United States, which is the highest honor bestowed on America's leading innovators. He is also an inductee to the National Inventors Hall of Fame and recently received the prestigious Hoover Medal, given for "outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity."

Through the years, Wozniak has been involved in various business and philanthropic ventures; he currently serves as Chief Scientist for Primary Data and is a published author of a New York Times best-selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. A talented business speaker, Wozniak shares a once-in-a-lifetime success story with audiences globally by teaching the lessons of Apple to show that evolution is achieved from the ground up.

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    17 Things You Didn’t Know About The Apple 1 - One Of The World’s Most Expensive Computers

    It’s 40 years since Apple produced its first computer, and if you’d bought a £400 Apple-1 in 1975 it could be worth £600,000 today. Here are 16 more facts about the iPad’s distant relative.

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    Wozniak Talks: Self-driving Cars, Apple Watch, And How AI Will Benefit Humanity

    Steve Wozniak shares his stream of consciousness style of thoughts about everything from self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, IoT, the Apple Watch and virtual reality. 

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    Steve Wozniak Talks About Nat Geo’s New Show ‘American Genius’

    (Geekwire) - The road to genius superstardom is hardly paved with daisies and chocolate. It takes a lot of work to get to the status of being able to dominate an industry and enjoy the spoils that go with it.

    Hence, the National Geographic Channel’s latest mini-series, American Genius, which premieres Monday, June 1. And just who did Nat Geo decide to focus on in its very first episode? Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

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    Steve Wozniak Is Getting A Wax Figure At Madame Tussauds

    (TIME) - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is getting immortalized in wax. Madame Tussauds in San Francisco announced this week the inventor will be the next techie to get the wax treatment, joining the likes of Apple’s Steve Jobs and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

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    Steve Wozniak: 'US Would Look Like Dubai If It Didn't Spend All Its Money On Military'

    (Arabian - "Everything is first-class," says Nerd-in-Chief Steve Wozniak of Dubai, as we sit down to chat on the sidelines of this month's Gartner Symposium at the Madinat Arena.

    "The United States used to talk, when I was growing up, like that's what we were. The US would look like this if we didn't spend all our money on the military."

    He tells me he has visited the emirate once before with his wife, Janet, in February, but had little time to properly explore. This time he is absorbing more of the skyline.

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    Steve Wozniak, Ben Bernanke And Oliver Stone For World Business Forum In Sydney

    Agenda brings together seven internationally renowned business personalities

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    Steve Wozniak Visits Springfield: What People Tweeted About His Speech

    SPRINGFIELD - Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, fascinated a full crowd talking on Friday about his early days at the computer company and promoting the future of technological advances such as self-driving cars.

    As part of the talk, put on by the Springfield Public Forum help of sponsors including MassMutual, Wilbraham & Monson Academy and Paragus Strategic IT and MassLive, Wozniak participated in a question-and-answer session.

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    The ‘Woz’ Wows UB: Steve Wozniak Speaks At UB Distinguished Speaker Series

    Apple co-founder talks computers, people, pranks and creative freedom at the University of Buffalo Distinguished Speaker Series. 

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    Over 6,000 Attendees Pre-registered For The Inaugural Apps World Germany Show In Berlin This Week

    [BERLIN] Apps World will be descending upon the CityCube, Berlin this week (April 22-23, 2015) for two days of networking, live hackathons a buzzing exhibition and more! Over 6,000 attendees have pre-registered for the two day event which features 200 speakers from across the industry including Apple Co-Founder, Steve Wozniak and more than 150 exhibitors.

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    Stan Lee And Steve Wozniak Launch Silicon Valley Comic Con

    Excelsior! Watch Steve Wozniak call his friend Stan Lee about Silicon Valley Comic Con. Debuting in March 2016, SVCC celebrates the Age of the Geek by bringing together America’s two greatest superheroes: pop culture and technology.

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    Steve Wozniak Thinks Apple Is Working On A Car

    Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak has told the Australian Financial Review that he thinks the Cupertino company may be working on a car.

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    Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak On Humans Becoming Gods, Pets, Or Ants

    By: Lawrence McQuillan

    Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, Inc., spoke recently with theAustralian Financial Review. In a wide-ranging interview, Wozniak offered his thoughts on the future relationship between man and machine.

    “Computers are going to take over from humans, no question,” Wozniak said. He now foresees a time when computers will mimic human consciousness, a potentially dangerous development according to Wozniak.

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    Steve Wozniak Talks Technology, Apple In Visit To OSU

    By: Nuria Martinez-Keel Staff Reporter

    Students crowded into Gallagher-Iba Arena Monday afternoon for an interactive presentation with Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer and chief scientist at Fusion-io.

    Wozniak, unlike most speakers who visit OSU, held a Q&A rather than giving a speech. Audience members submitted questions, which were presented to Wozniak by Ken Eastman, Dean of the Spears School of Business, and Shae Godsey, Chairman of the OSU Speakers Board.

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    Apple Co-founder 'Woz' Worries About The Future Of Artificial Intelligence Too

    By Brandon Martin

    Steve Wozniak is certainly not the first to speak out against artificial intelligence. However, it’s worth noting that the Apple co-founder is considered amongst a growing list of pioneers in the tech world who fear artificial intelligence and the impact it could have on human life in the future. Lately, bothElon Musk and Bill Gates spoke out about their concerns regarding artificial intelligence and what it might mean for human life, but many of those concerns were played down, or considered overreactions within the industry.

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    Cadillac Ad Starring Steve Wozniak Racks Up Nearly 1.5M Views In First Week

    Cadillac launched their ‘Dare Greatly’ ad campaign and new brand identity during coverage of the 87th annual Academy Awards last month in an attempt to reignite the Cadillac fire in consumers’ minds. Brand CMO Uwe Ellinghaus previously said he believed the company had a “relevancy problem” and the new ads are his way of addressing the issue.

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    Steve Wozniak At Government Summit In Dubai

    Co-founder of Apple Computers whizzes through a range of topics with enthusiasm at his session in the summit.

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    Steve Wozniak To Speak At Charlotte's Huge Venture-Capital Gathering

    It's only fitting that Charlotte's biggest-ever conference around technology, innovation, venture capital and all things digital should feature an appropriately big-time keynote speaker. Enter Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak, or "The Woz," as he's often called.

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    Steve Wozniak To Headline BBVA Compass' Series Of Economic Forums

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will offer his perspective on the digital economy to BBVA Compass clients.

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    Wozniak Credits 'Builders' More Than Dreamers For Tech Advancements

    Recently Woz mesmerized the crowd when he spoke at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando Florida. He talked about how technology is advancing the future and that "Builders know which new things can be developed and made into a final product," said Wozniak. "I credit builders for all the advancements." Woz encourages engineers to develop technology and products that matter to you personally instead of the masses. Woz is not only the co founder of Apple, but his Fusion-IO a flash solution to deliver data faster.

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