After leaving Apple, Jobs took a few of its members with him to found Ne XT, a computer platform development company that specialized in state-of-the-art computers for higher-education and business markets.In addition, Jobs helped to initiate the development of the visual effects industry when he funded the spinout of the computer graphics division of George Lucas's Lucasfilm in 1986.
He pursued a Ph D in the latter subject at the University of Wisconsin, where he met Joanne Carole Schieble (b.
August 1, 1932), a Catholic of Swiss and German descent, who grew up on a farm in Wisconsin.
Mona Simpson, Jobs's full biological sister, notes that her maternal grandparents were not happy that their daughter was dating Jandali: "it wasn't that he was Middle-Eastern so much as that he was a Muslim.
But there are a lot of Arabs in Michigan and Wisconsin.
In 2001, the original Mac OS was replaced with a completely new Mac OS X, based on Ne XT's Ne XTSTEP platform, giving the OS a modern Unix-based foundation for the first time.
Jobs was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor in 2003 and died on October 5, 2011, of respiratory arrest related to the pancreatic tumor.Jobs and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak are widely recognized as pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.He was born in San Francisco to parents who had to put him up for adoption at birth; he was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1960s.In addition to being the first mass-produced computer with a GUI, the Macintosh introduced the sudden rise of the desktop publishing industry in 1985 with the addition of the Apple Laser Writer, the first laser printer to feature vector graphics.Following a long power struggle, Jobs was forced out of Apple in 1985.Even after we won the case, Steve was so difficult a child that by the time he was two I felt we had made a mistake.