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Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs, Creator of Apple Computers

February 24, 2012
by Christopher Coats
Derided by some, held up as a technological savior by others, Steve Jobs helped launch a wave of personal computer use that has redefined the world’s economy and the way people interact, and he started it all from the comfort of his parents’ garage.
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