The Woz on Dancing with the Stars (See the Video)

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Legendary Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak hit the pinnacle of his fame Monday with a much anticipated appearance on Dancing with the Stars. The show pairs various celebrities (and tech execs, apparently) with a professional ball room dancers and a choreographer, and then has them dance for a panel of judges.

The Woz's appearance was aired Monday night, when the judges gave him a 13 out of a possible 30 total points after he danced to Bachman Turner Overdrive's "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet." The judges were politely rude to The Woz, the man who single-handedly designed the Apple I and Apple II, and the audience clearly loved him (for what that's worth), booing the judge's low scores of 5, 4, and 4.

The Host, Tom Bergeron, also managed to get some tech support while waiting for the judge's results. He asked, "If Safari freezes, should I force quit it or just give it a second?" Mr. Wozniak's reply: "Reinstall it."


Mr. Wozniak's professional dancing partner called The Woz "the nicest man alive." She added that he gave "100% in every rehearsal," and that she was very proud of him.

For his part, Mr. Wozniak said that, "this is the most incredibly fun thing I've ever done," and off camera said that ballroom dancing was much harder than designing computers.

For those who haven't yet seen it, the video has been posted to YouTube.

Steve Wozniak on Dancing with the Stars



A fat has been - enough already


Fun to watch!  A very pleasant person.

Go Woz!


What’s with the bad advice, “Reinstall it,” from the Woz?!!!

The only time I ever need to reinstall an application on a Mac is because of a disk failure.  Update: yes.  Restart: yes.  Reinstall: only on Windows!

Lee Dronick

“What?s with the bad advice, ?Reinstall it,? from the Woz?!!!”

It was just a glib response.

Looking at the video if I combed my hair back I could almost pass for Woz, we are the same age and have the same Fat Mac build. Well my beard is fuller, but just as gray as his.


I’ve seen it all now..


Prometheus - Enough with the spam, already.


Fat man should not go out on limb. If they hadn’t tried so hard to snip his balls he’d have done much better.


Fun to watch!  A very pleasant person.

Go Woz!

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