STEVE JOBS AND JAMES DYSON

By Emily Adlam - Cook
How they started, their ups and downs and how they become so successful

Steve Jobs and James Dyson

Steve Jobs and James Dyson
STEVE JOBS:
At the start of his life Steve was viewed as a failure but is now one of the richest and most successful men alive today. Some of his most loved quotes are “Things

don‟t have to change the world to be important.”; “If you haven‟t found it yet, keep looking. Don‟t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you‟ll know when you find it. And like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.” And “Details matter, it‟s worth waiting to get it right.”.

Steve‟s life:
Steven Paul was born in San Francisco on the 24th of February 1955 , the son of Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Schieble. He is adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs soon after birth. When Steve was thirteen years old he started his first summer job working in the HP factory. The next year he meets Steve Wozniak, who is 5 years older. They become firm friends; they share a love of electronics, Bob Dylan, and pranks. Three years later (1972) the pair are building and illegally sell 'blue boxes' this allow people to make phone calls for free.

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Steve goes to Reed College, Oregon; he stays for the Autumn then drops out, he stays for a while attending only classes that interest him. Then he joins a hippie commune. In 1974, Steve gets his first job at video game maker Atari. Two years later Woz and Steve show an early Apple I board at the Homebrew Computer Club, this leads for Apple Computer Inc. to be started by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ron Wayne Throughout the spring of 1976 Steve and Woz built the Apple I they sold them to computer hobbyist shops and when to festivals with their products. In January, 1977 Former Intel executive turned business angel Mike Markkula invests in Apple and hires former colleague Mike Scott as CEO. Woz is forced to leave HP to join Apple full time. Apple becomes a sensations, with huge sales. In May 1980, Apple launches the Apple III, which will prove a disastrous flop. In December it is announced that Steve' net worth is over $200 million. On 17th September, 1985 Steve Jobs resigns from Apple and starts NeXT with five other refugees from Apple. Apple announces it will sue NeXT. The next year Steve's mother Clara (foster mother) dies. A couple months later, Steve discovers his biological mother Joanne and his sister, novelist Mona Simpson. They become close friends April 1989, Steve Jobs is named 'Entrepreneur of the decade' by Inc. magazine. On 18 March, 199,1Steve Jobs marries Laurene Powell in

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Yosemite. Laurene is already pregnant. That Autumn, Laurene gives birth to Steve‟s first son, Reed Paul Jobs. In 1995, Steve starts focusing less on NeXT and more on Pixar before Toy Story is released. He becomes President & CEO of Pixar Animation Studios. One week after Toy Story is out, Pixar goes public. Steve Jobs's worth rises to $1.5 billion, more than it ever was during his first tenure at Apple. Laurene gives birth to Erin Siena Jobs in late 1995, her second child with Steve. 6th Aug 1997, Steve Jobs introduces Apple's new board of directors and a truce with Microsoft at Macworld Boston. In January the next year Steve Jobs announces that Apple is profitable again, thanks to sales of the new Power Macintosh computers. On the 6th May, Steve Jobs introduces Apple's revolutionary iMac at the Flint Center auditorium in Cupertino, 14 years after he had introduced the Macintosh at that same place Eve Jobs, Laurene and Steve's youngest daughter, is born in May 1998. A movie based on Steve jobs is aired, being called Pirates of Silicon Valley. In 2000 Steve Jobs becomes Apple‟s CEO. In May, 2001 Apple opens its first Retail Stores in Tysons Corner, Virginia and Glendale, California. On 28th April, Apple opens the revolutionary online iTunes Music Store in the US, 23rd June Steve Jobs unveils the Power Mac G5, the world‟s fastest computer, at WWDC.

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In 2003, Steve Jobs is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but stubbornly refuses any modern medical treatment for months. Two years later Steve finally has his pancreatic tumor removed by surgery. In 2006 Apple unveils the first two Intel Macs at Macworld, the iMac and the new MacBook Pro and releases its first ever „living room product‟ the iPod hi-fi, discontinued a year and a half later. Steve does has medical leave a couples of times and also receives a liver transplant at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He was told he was a week away from dying. Yet though this he still creates the iPad, iPod and many later models of things. Steve Jobs dies at home, surrounded by his family on the 5th of October 2011. On 24th of October that year, after two years of work, and forty interviews with Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson publishes his authorized biography of the Apple and Pixar co-founder, simply named Steve Jobs Overview Steve Job‟s didn‟t have the best grades and was thought to be lacking in tradition subjects or qualities. Hover he was highly self motivated and self educated. He started his business in a garage roughly 35 years ago, now it is one of, if not the most popular brands of I.T around. Steve Job‟s net worth when he died was over $200 million.

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JAMES DYSON:
Sir James Dyson as he is known today, made something most thought to be impossible, he didn‟t give up and is now a knight. James Duson is an industrial designer but known for his invention of the Dual Cyclone bagless vacuum cleaner. Some of his most lved quotes are "I

just want things to work properly." And "A lot of people give up when the world seems to be against them, but that's the point when you should push a little harder. I use the analogy of running a race. It seems as though you can‟t carry on, but if you just get through the pain barrier, you'll see the end and be okay. Often, just around the corner is where the solution will happen."

James‟ life:
James Dyson was born on May 2 1947 in Cromer, Norfolk, England. He was one of three children. He attended Gresham's School in Holt, Norfolk, from 1956 to 1965 and went on to Byam Shaw School of Art from 1965 to 1966. He attended the Royal College of Art in London from 1966 to 1970, and studied furniture and interior design. He also went on to study engineering. Thought out his young year, James was a long distance runner.

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In 1968, Dyson married Deirdre Hindmarsh, an art teacher. They have three children: Emily, Jacob and Sam. In 1997, James Dyson was awarded the Prince Phillip Designers Prize. In 2000, he received the Lord Lloyd of Kilgerran Award. In 2002, Dyson set up the James Dyson Foundation to support and encourage design and engineering education among young people. In 2005, he was elected as a Fellow at The Royal Academy of Engineering. He became a Knight in the New Year's Honors December 2006. Overview James Dyson invested bagless vacuum cleaners, watercrafts and a ballbarrow (modified wheel barrow). He is famous for learning form failure, he invests something and keeps going at it, he works and works until its perfects. Each time a test fails he is one step closer to his finish product.

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