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Steve Jobs was one of the most innovative, most intelligent people to ever live. He took a small idea and turned it into the world’s first trillion-dollar company. Although he only lived to be 56, Jobs created an empire with Apple, and the company was the first in the world to be worth $1 trillion. These iconic photos show the powerful influence Jobs had on the industry.

Steve Jobs changed the world of technology. | Giuseppe Cacae/AFP/Getty Images

1976: Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak found Apple Computer, Inc.

Steve Jobs Steve Wozniak
Jobs showed this photo at a conference. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Steve Jobs was born and raised in San Francisco and attended Reed College — up until he decided to drop out. He eventually traveled the world for a bit before partnering with Steve Wozniak to found Apple Computer, Inc. Wozniak had invented a computer, known as Apple I, and wanted Jobs to work with him on developing the company that would market it. Jobs shared the above photo at an Apple conference (decades after it was taken), showing where the two started and how far they’ve come.

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