Katie Hafner

  • HIPPIE VERSUS NERD

    In his new memoir, Steve Wozniak, the cofounder with Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, describes the “story seat,” the name he gave the passenger seat of the family car when his children were small. Whoever got to sit there was treated to a story that Wozniak, or “Woz,” would make up while driving. Indeed, iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon—How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It reads like a cross-country trip in the story seat, an endless bedtime story. And with the exception of a few lengthy technical tutorials (must we really be taught the difference between