Outline for Informative Speech
Topic: Steve Jobs
General Purpose: To Inform
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the life of Steve Jobs Thesis: Technology would never be the same ever since the arrival of the great Steve Jobs. * Introduction
Attention Getter: In 1984 the first cd play or “Walk-man” was released. The first laptop came out in 1982 and cost a mere $8,150 which comes out to $19,630 today. In 2001 the first smartphone was released. All of these devices since have been outdated and updated. And the company that runs them all is Apple Co. And Apple would not be where it is if not for the mastermind behind it all, Steve Jobs Significance: Almost everyone, everywhere either own or have owned an IPod, IPhone, or Macbook. Credibility: According to CNN.net “Apple IPhone controls half of the web traffic produced by all smartphones.” And according to Amazon.com 4/10 laptops sold are Macbooks. Thesis: Steve Jobs has changed the technology world and the way that the world uses technology. Preview: Specifically I will talk about Jobs upbringing, how apple got started, and what they did to become a powerhouse in technology. * Transition: The reason Steve Jobs named it apple was because he used to work for Atari and Apple got in the phone book before it. Body
To first understand the genius that is Steve Jobs we have to look at his upbringing and his past. According to biography.com Steve Jobs was born Steve Paul in San Francisco, California on February 24th, 1955 Steve Jobs was adopted almost right after birth by Clara and Paul Jobs. While at a young age Jobs showed an interest in technology mainly because his family moved to Los Altos, California. And in Los Altos was Hewitt-Packard one of the biggest technology companies of the time. While young Steve and Paul would work on electronics in the garage. Paul taught Steve how to take apart and reconstruct them, a hobby that would inspire jobs to his dream. While Jobs was always a thinker, he...
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