Steve Wozniak
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Steve Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology in 1985, the highest honor bestowed America's leading innovators. In 2000, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame and was awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for Technology, The Economy and Employment for “single-handedly designing the first personal computer and for then redirecting his lifelong passion for mathematics and electronics toward lighting the fires of excitement for education in grade school students and their teachers.”

Wozniak founded the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and was the founding sponsor of the Tech Museum, Silicon Valley Ballet and Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose.

Wozniak recently published iWoz From Computer Geek to Culture Icon: How I invented the personal compter, co-founded Apple, and had fun doing it., (2006 Norton).


Lectures:

debate
flag Invention and Innovation: Emerging Technologies that Will Change the World The Inventor View
as author at  MIT World Series: The Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT (2004),
together with: Spencer Reiss (moderator), Kari Stefansson, Edward Jung, Craig Venter,
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  debate
flag Inventing Modern America: From the Microwave to the Mouse
as author at  Authors@MIT,
together with: Christopher Lydon (moderator), Brian Hubert, Ray Kurzweil, Robert S. Langer,
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