STORM LAKE, Iowa (KELO.com) — One of a fathers of a Apple mechanism is entrance to a area.
Steve Wozniak, who designed Apple’s initial line of products, will be Buena Vista University’s 23rd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate on Friday, Oct. 4.
“Hosting Steve Wozniak on campus is a significant, once-in-a-lifetime event for a students to hear from such a forward-thinking, innovative personality in a country,” says BVU President Joshua D. Merchant. “We are looking brazen to conference his messages on giving back, as good as his insights on tellurian record by student-led conversations.”
While on campus, Wozniak will attend in an afternoon question-and-answer module with a row of BVU students, that will be followed by a grave dusk harangue to invited informal leaders in a fields of business, technology, and education.
Wozniak, or “The Woz” as he is improved known, helped figure a computing attention with his pattern of Apple I, Apple II, and his change on a renouned Macintosh. In partnership with Steve Jobs, Wozniak founded Apple Computer Inc. with a Apple we personal mechanism in 1976. The following year, he introduced a Apple II personal mechanism featuring a executive estimate unit, a keyboard, tone graphics, and a floppy hoop drive. His work in a late 1970s lighted a personal computing revolution, formulating one of a many successful companies in history. In 1981, Wozniak returned to UC Berkeley to finish his class in electrical engineering/computer science.
For his achievements during Apple, Wozniak was awarded a National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan in 1985. In 2000, he was inducted into a Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded a prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for single-handedly conceptualizing a initial personal mechanism and lighting a fires of fad in arithmetic and wiring for class propagandize students and their teachers.
(BVU contributed to this report.)