For Steve Jobs, it took even longer. With Steve Wozniak, he started Apple Computer in 1976 but didn’t make a splash until 1984, with the release of the Macintosh.
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You may want to fact check this part. Woz and Jobs revolutioned the computer industry and went public with Apple after the apple II. The definitely made a splash in the 70s.

I get your point, though.

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