Steve Jobs may have been the co-founder of Apple Inc. on paper, but what he really did, was change the world of technology forever. We’ve rounded up twenty-four incredible examples of Steve Jobs fan art for your viewing enjoyment, starting with the portrait above, which was made entirely of MacBook Pro parts. Continue reading to see more.
- Not many people know that Steve Jobs is a college dropout. In 1972, Jobs graduated from Homestead High School in Cupertino, California and enrolled in Reed College in Oregon. One semester later he dropped out. Jobs started Apple with a fellow college dropout Steve Wozniak in the his family garage in Los Altos, California in April 1976. Jobs, then 21, was the ‘sales’ guy, while Wozniak worked as an engineer.
- In 1985, Jobs was ousted from Apple by John Sculley after a disagreement on how to run the company. Incidentally, Jobs had brought Sculley from Pepsi. Fortune magazine, dated August 5, 1985, with cover story “The Fall Of Steve Jobs” dwelled on the Jobs exit from the company he founded: Here’s an excerpt: “From the end of May to the middle of June, Apple reorganised in a rush, fired 20 per cent of its workforce, announced that will record its first-ever quarterly loss, saw its stock hit a three-year low of $14.25 per share, and stripped Steve P Jobs, Apple’s 30-year-old co-founder and Chairman of all operating authority.”
- Apple had its first big success with Apple II, a machine that helped popularlise the idea of computers at home. Apple sales rose from $7.8 million in 1978 to $117 million in 1980, the year Apple went public. And, by age 25, Job’s was a millionaire. Mac surpassed the success of Apple II. It was the first successful PC built around graphic user interface. Mac used icons and a mouse to allow users to pint-and-click programmes. The GUI was later adopted by Microsoft in its rival Windows. Mac became a fashion statement among graphic artists and students.