Woz took part in an on-stage interview at this week’s Intel Developer Forum (IDF), speaking with Dr. Moira Gunn.
He took the chance to reveal a few more bits and pieces surrounding his life and work, but stressed that holding passion for what you do will always be so much more important than money.
"The rewards are in your head. The reward is invisible. It’s what you like to do," said Wozniak. Interestingly, his notions there reflect those of life-long friend and fellow Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, who famously urged Stanford students they should "love what you do".
Woz also took a chance to return to his move from HP to Apple. The engineer had always wanted to work for HP, but Jobs was determined his friend should play a part in Apple. "I was never going to leave HP for life. That’s where I wanted to be forever – Steve Jobs got all my friends and relatives to call me," Woz revealed. "Steve wants to be this guy…who wants to change the world. Every time we’d create something great, he’d have the idea to sell it," Wozniak said.
On the legendary Homebrew Computer Club, Woz explained: "We had dreams that computers would improve education and improve communication and help us achieve a lot of tasks. A lot of us in our group understood it…We used the word ‘revolution’ all over the place."
Read the rest of the interview right here.
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