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The mysterious side of Steve Jobs

People come and go, but some time great souls take birth to revolutionize an area which desperately need to be developed. That area can be a spiritual aspect, technology or a country.

We all know Steve Jobs and his genius personality who revolutionized the modern technology.  He was the mastermind to spark revolution for the PC world. He was known as the God of Technology due to his innovation with Apple Inc.

Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur, and  chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc. He was also the CEO and majority shareholder of Pixar.

Here are some mysterious facts about Steve Jobs that you might not be aware of.

#1 Steve jobs was an adopted child. His biological father was Abdulfattah Jandali, a Syrian Muslim.

#2 Being the founder of Apple, he never wrote a single line of programming code.

#3 Steve Jobs was dyslexic.

#4 Steve Jobs was awarded 300 patents under his name.

#5 Steve Jobs working style was unique. When the first prototype of iPod was shown to Steve Jobs, he dropped it into the aquarium and used the air bubbles to prove there was empty space and it can be made smaller.

#6 He didn’t let his kids use iPad and limited their use of technology to the minimum

#7 Steve Jobs last words were “Oh Wow…Oh Wow…Oh Wow”. The reason behind this words is still a mystery

#8 Jobs was found to have pancreatic cancer in 2003, but rather than taking the doctor-recommended path of immediate operation, Jobs subscribed to an alternative-medicine regimen, including a vegan diet, acupuncture, and herbal remedies, even consulting a psychic.

#9 He followed simple dress code of  black turtleneck, jeans, and sneakers. He was known for his simplicity.

#10 As a teenager, Steve Jobs traveled to India to seek enlightenment and returned as a Buddhist.

#11 Steve Jobs used to withdraw just $1 as his annual salary from Apple’s account as CEO.

#12 He once said “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. Yet, death is the destination we all share. Death is very likely, the single biggest invention of life. It’s life changing event. It clears out the old to make way for the new.”

Every person has some spark of uniqueness which if become the focus of life, it may lead to limitless success. We should try to understand people who have already made some mark in the society and also try to unveil and explore our own uniqueness.

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