Here is the full transcript of the radio interview discussing Steve Wozniak's book (iWOZ) with RU Sirius. It's long, but it's funny.
RU SIRIUS: “iWoz” is not a conventional biography where you might expect some pathos, some childhood trauma, or whatever. It’s totally an engineer’s biography. The major scenes are the ones where he figures out how something works.
GINA SMITH: One of the first things he told me in our interviews was that he had never understood what his dad did for a living. Around the house, it was this big secret. And what dad did was — he was designing the Polaris missile. It was super high-tech, top-secret stuff that he couldn’t talk about at home. In a way, that’s what drove Steve to be an engineer. He wanted to understand the stuff that his father couldn’t talk about. In his childhood, he became fascinated with this world of transistors and resistors and diodes and putting together little projects. He was this little 200 IQ geek in 1960 California.( Collapse )