Woz on Conan

Posted on Thu, 06/16/2016

Look out, I’m about to name drop, but it’s a great story. Years ago I sat down with Steve Wozniak to interview him on camera for Financial Review TV. It was in the days before the famous Apple co-founder made Australia his home, and I was one of the few granted an audience during a short trip.

Posted on Tue, 05/17/2016

Rick DohertyMy friend Rick Doherty passed away. It is very difficult for me to share my memories of Rick. In my life he was more of a god than a human.

 I met Rick in early Apple days. He was the editor of EE Times, and electrical engineering was my life. We would chat at technology shows. I was still very shy and it was hard for me to even chat with reporters, but Rick was real in his appreciation for things that I represented and was, than many who are more fake.

Posted on Fri, 04/22/2016

Tech idol Steve Wozniak said he was inspired by Manchester's history of innovation as he visited the city for the first time yesterday.

The American computer scientist, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976, praised the creativity of the city after delivering a packed out keynote speech at this year's Business Rocks.

Posted on Thu, 04/21/2016

Cybersecurity is the greatest threat the world has faced since the atom bomb, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview with Australian TV news show Lateline. The perceived threat of a cyberattack, he said, is causing as much fear and panic as the Cold War hysteria during his childhood.

Posted on Wed, 04/06/2016

The crowd full of Steve Wozniak enthusiasts lumbered into Macky’s magnificent auditorium and filled every seat in the house for the 68th annual Conference on World Affairs keynote on Tuesday night. Each “Woz” fanatic, ranging from undergraduates to senior citizens, awaited his presence on the historical stage, set up with three chairs, a table and a podium. Wozniak was comically and formally introduced for his time spent at the University of Colorado and the encouragement and technology he has since provided for the university. 

Posted on Mon, 04/04/2016

Things may have changed a lot in Silicon Valley since Steve Wozniak first conceived the idea the Apple computer, but he hasn't lost any of his fervent enthusiasm for new technology.

Mashable sat down with the Apple co-founder this past weekend at Silicon Valley's first Comic Con for a wide-ranging conversation covering everything from his trouble remembering faces (and how augmented reality might eventually help) to the state of Silicon Valley today to his favorite apps.

Posted on Mon, 04/04/2016

It's been too easy to raise money for startups, and it's attracted a different breed of tech worker than the one that existed when Steve Wozniak helped start Apple, says the famous cofounder. 

Posted on Mon, 04/04/2016

Forty years after Apple started, the tech giant's co-founder Steve Wozniak outlined his technology predictions for the next four decades. Wozniak said he does not believe computing power will increase as much as it has since he, Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne founded Apple. But he contended several areas, including machine learning, self-driving cars and virtual reality, will make strides in the coming years.

Posted on Mon, 03/21/2016

Silicon Valley's first ever Comic Con closed out with a loosely organized session starring event organizer Steve Wozniak and comic book icon Stan Lee. Lee played the part of a friendly curmudgeon, constantly needling Wozniak and his business partner Rick White, who moderated the session.

Posted on Mon, 03/21/2016

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak throws first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con Steve Wozniak launched the first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose this weekend. It's a Comic Con for Silicon Valley that's expected to draw 30,000 lovers of fantasy, sci-fi and superheroes. For TODAY, NBC's Olivia Sterns reports.