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  • Steve Jobs was a genius of the modern age.

  • He gave us tools to change our lives

  • and the way we communicate.

  • Here comes a device that comes with no manual,

  • and everybody knows how to use it... amazing.

  • They weren't just hits in the sense that they sold well,

  • but they actually changed the whole nature of technology

  • and caused everyone else to follow them.

  • This intimate portrait is a revealing insight

  • into Steve Jobs' life...

  • Andy Warhol gets down on his hands and knees,

  • Steve showing him how to use the mouse.

  • His career...

  • He shook up a whole industry.

  • His character...

  • Steve loved those creative ideas.

  • His faults...

  • Steve ultimately betrayed everyone.

  • His artistry...

  • Just the smooth lines of it.

  • And his achievements...

  • He is going to inspire a whole new generation.

  • By the people who knew him best.

  • I'd give a lot to have Steve's taste.

  • If he needed You, he was your best friend,

  • and he would seduce you.

  • When I was having a hard time, he would be on the phone,

  • he'd drive up from silicon valley,

  • take me out for dinner, hang out and take walks with me.

  • He turned on me, total street bully,

  • in my face, screa... We were... and I went crazy.

  • I'd never been there.

  • I don't ever want to be there again.

  • How much fun we had... ohh...

  • How much fun we had in those days doing things together,

  • you know, but you lose it, you can't ever go back,

  • and just to have those conversations that make us both smile.

  • Through their eyes, we reveal what made him

  • the man who always gave us...

  • Now there's one more thing.

  • Steve Jobs

  • Steve Jobs "One Last Thing"

  • Steven Paul Jobs died on October 5, 2011,

  • at the age of 56,

  • a life cut short in its creative prime by cancer.

  • His death was not a surprise,

  • and yet its impact reverberated around the world.

  • The news had spread, and the tributes were created

  • on the new iDevices that his visionary genius had made.

  • His is a success story that could only have happened

  • in the U.S.A.

  • I don't mean to say that there aren't geniuses

  • and world-changing people everywhere... there are...

  • But I think in Jobs' case,

  • the particular path of his career,

  • this could only have happened in America.

  • Steve Jobs' world-class salesmanship found

  • a global audience in his famous Apple product presentations.

  • He always had "one more thing" to announce.

  • Everyone thinks, "wow. That's... that's so much,"

  • and, "well, we got one more thing,"

  • and then you put your biggest thing at the end

  • because it'll tip it.

  • It's good, uh... it's good showmanship really.

  • Tragically that "one more thing"

  • has now become "one last thing."

  • The news that Steve Jobs had finally logged out

  • made headlines everywhere.

  • This man really had changed the world.

  • When you grow up, you tend to get told

  • that the world is the way it is,

  • and your... your life is just to live your life inside the world,

  • try not to bash into the walls too much,

  • try to have a nice family life,

  • have fun, save a little money.

  • In this exclusive, never before seen interview,

  • Steve Jobs gave a rare glimpse of his vision of the world.

  • That's a very limited life.

  • Life can be much broader

  • once you discover one simple fact, and that is everything around you that you call life

  • was made up by people that were no smarter than you,

  • and you can change it, you can influence it,

  • you can build your own things that other people can use.

  • Um, once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.

  • In the Los altos suburb

  • of San Francisco, California,

  • just about everybody was an engineer

  • or worked in electronics

  • a childhood spent here in the future silicon valley

  • was the first key lucky break in Steve Jobs' young life.

  • His closest childhood friend was Bill Fernandez.

  • In about eighth grade, halfway through,

  • this new guy came into the school,

  • who was Steve Jobs, and we were both introverted,

  • intellectual, kind of socially inept,

  • and we gravitated towards each other.

  • The two boys shared the same hobby.

  • We started taking long walks and talking

  • about the meaning of life and what is this all about,

  • and after a while we started doing...

  • In addition to walking and talking...

  • Doing electronics projects together.

  • Fernandez also knew another electronics geek,

  • his neighbors' son Steve Wozniak,

  • universally known as Woz.

  • So one day, Steve Jobs bicycled over to hang out with me

  • and do electronics projects in the garage,

  • and out in front was Wozniak washing his car.

  • So I thought to myself, "ok. This Steve is

  • "an electronics buddy, he's an electronics buddy.

  • They'd probably like to meet each other."

  • Fernandez had no idea at the time

  • that the meeting between his two friends

  • would change our world.

  • Jobs and Woz were soon to start a business together.

  • Its name was Apple.

  • If Woz and Jobs had never met,

  • there never would have been an Apple computer.

  • There would have been computers,

  • and there would have been personal computers,

  • but we probably wouldn't have the kind of

  • wonderful empowering things that people

  • fall into if Woz and Jobs hadn't met.

  • This neighborhood we grew up in had

  • a lot of lockheed engineers in it,

  • and I would go up and down the street

  • to the various dads on the street

  • and get mentored in electronics,

  • and Steve Wozniak's father was one of the people

  • who mentored me.

  • As Jobs and I were walking over,

  • I noticed Woz out washing his car,

  • and I said, "hey, Woz. Um, come over and meet Steve."

  • So, "Steve, meet Steve."

  • And this is where it happened,

  • basically right here.

  • Woz and Jobs became inseparable friends,

  • but their first venture was not a computer.

  • The pair developed an electronics Kit

  • mimicking telephone router codes

  • to make free calls around the world.

  • You know, when you make a long distance phone call

  • in the background you hear, "do do do do do"?

  • Those are the telephone computers actually signing each other,

  • sending information to each other to set up your call.

  • And there used to be a way to fool

  • the entire telephone system into thinking

  • you were a telephone computer.

  • You could, you know, call from a pay phone,

  • go to white plains, new York, take a satellite to Europe

  • take a cable to turkey, um, come back to Los Angeles,

  • and you'd go around the world 3 or 4 times and call

  • the payphone next door, shout in the phone,

  • and be about 30 seconds, it would come out the other phone.

  • The pair quickly moved on from phone-jacking for fun

  • to creating computers, building the prototype

  • of the very first Apple.

  • It's a fond memory for Steve Wozniak.

  • He was always thinking about certain technology,

  • the early products that got developed, the building parts,

  • what those might lead to in our future,

  • and he was a always pushing me as an engineer...

  • "Could you possibly add this someday,

  • could you possibly add that someday?"

  • Yes, yes, yes, I could,"

  • thinking, "no. It's way, way off,"

  • but eventually we all did.

  • In those early days, Woz and Jobs took their creation

  • to the home-brew computer club, an early computer club,

  • an early computer users' group in silicon valley,

  • where it quickly attracted attention from their peers.

  • I met both Steves, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

  • at a meeting of the home-brew computer club

  • in Palo Alto.

  • Our first meeting was really simple.

  • It was in the parking lot,

  • and I helped them unload Woz's FIAT

  • and carried in what I guess was the first Apple I

  • to show it off to the assembled multitudes.

  • When that same first Apple I was auctioned in 2010,

  • it attracted even more attention.

  • It heralds the home computing revolution.

  • This is the first computer where you use a keyboard

  • and a screen to enter and read data.

  • Selling for £110,000.

  • From the hippie days of 1970s California,

  • a handful of teenage geeks emerged to change

  • how we work, play, and communicate with each other.

  • Founders can be divided into two camps.

  • There are hippies, and there are nerds,

  • and Jobs was definitely the hippie,

  • and Woz was the nerd.

  • And the hippie has the grand vision,

  • and the nerd is able to realize the vision.

  • The nerd knows everything about women

  • but doesn't know any women.

  • You know, Steve knew women.

  • So there's that distinction.

  • So they really needed each other.

  • He knew how to beat it out of Woz,

  • and he would do that,

  • and his contributions at that time were saying,

  • "gosh. We could sell these things."

  • I mean, which doesn't sound like much,

  • but it's huge when you're dealing with a guy in Woz

  • who never thought about selling anything.

  • I wanted it to happen so badly,

  • I gave this computer away.

  • I gave away the listings, no copyright notices,

  • no nothing, and then Steve Jobs came

  • and saw the interest, and he said

  • "why don't we start a company to make some money?"

  • And I said, "fine."

  • They did want to start a business.

  • They raised money to start a business.

  • They knew that they couldn't do it on their own.

  • They sought out older people to help,

  • and Steve Jobs in particular was quite persuasive.

  • In Apple's earliest days, the two Steves,

  • Jobs and Woz, took on an older and more experienced partner.

  • Ronald Wayne now lives and works near Las Vegas,

  • a fitting location for a man who walked away

  • with nothing from a $37 billion no-lose bet.

  • Wayne was invited to discuss a business proposal

  • with Jobs and Woz.

  • That was the first time I had met Steve Wozniak,

  • a fascinating guy a fun guy to be with,

  • very... not only a fun guy to be with,

  • the most gracious man I've ever met in my life.

  • As far as Wozniak was concerned,

  • the world was a great big sand box

  • with a lot of toys to play with.

  • But Ron's opinion of Steve Jobs was not so hot.

  • I wouldn't put gracious in his description.

  • He had the kind of manner, the kind of approach to people

  • and environments that were business directed, ok?

  • He was extremely serious.

  • Wayne acted as referee in a minor difference of opinion

  • between the two equal partners.

  • Well, Steve Jobs was so impressed

  • with my diplomacy in that particular situation

  • that he immediately came back and said,

  • "ok. What we're going to do is form a company,"

  • with Woz and Jobs getting 45% each,

  • and I would get 10% as a tiebreaker

  • in the event of any philosophical disputes

  • that might occur in the future.

  • 10% of Apple today would be worth

  • $37,631,420,312.42,

  • but despite his share in the company,

  • Ron was worried that working with Jobs and Woz

  • might prove to be too stressful.

  • At 40, I thought I was getting a little old for that.

  • They were absolute whirlwinds.

  • It was like having a tiger by the tail.

  • So Ron decided to hand back his share

  • for nothing and walk away with no regrets.