Pirates Of Silicon Valley Analysis

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The movie “Pirates of Silicon Valley” portrayed what went on in the late 70’s and early 80’s in the field of computers and technology. The film showed four main characters, Bill Gates and Paul Allen (Microsoft) Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak (Apple). The film showed the good and bad sides of the four main characters and showed how those four people were all connected with the process of making computers a household item. Steve Jobs was one of the founders of Apple along with Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs was not a good person, he was mean to his co workers, he put too much pressure on his employees, he also took most of the credit about creating the apple one.
Steve Jobs was not nice to his employees and was also not nice to people in his life. A perfect example of him being a jerk is him not wanting to be apart of his daughter lisa’s life. Steve denied multiple times that he was the father of lisa, he also denied a paternity test proving he was. Later in her life, Lisa and her mother
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One very big thing Steve did that was not good to his employees was when he did not give stocks to some of his original employees, people who have been with him since the beginning, he gave them NOTHING. The biggest employee that was the most surprising that got nothing was David Kottke, Kottke and Jobs went to India together in 1974, this meant nothing to Steve. Pre 1985 Jobs would harass people during interviews, one huge example of this is when he asked someone if they were a virgin and then asked how many times they have done LSD. Being fired from apple and later returning did not change the way he thought and acted for example in 2008 after MobileMe being launched and it having major problems with it he got the group that made MobileMe and brought them together and asked why it did not do what it was supposed to do and then fired the leader of the project in front of a group of Apple
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