Tech wrap: Wozniak open to active role at Apple

April 8, 2011

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Inc., pauses before answering a question from the floor after speaking on ''Innovation and Creativity in the 21st Century'' at a seminar in Singapore March 8, 2011. Reuters/Tim ChongApple co-founder Steve Wozniak told Reuters he would consider returning to take an active role at the consumer electronics giant. Wozniak, a lifelong hands-on engineer, said he liked technology to be relatively open so that he could add his own touches. “My thinking is that Apple could be more open and not lose sales,” said Wozniak, but added: “I’m sure they’re making the right decisions for the right reasons for Apple.”

The Woz to compete on “Dancing with the Stars”

February 9, 2009

We tend to think of the typical computer genius as introverted and withdrawn, not given to public displays like, say, dancing on television in front of millions of people. Obviously, Steve Wozniak -– who helped launch the personal computer craze -– is not your average technology geek.