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How to attend Steve Wozniak’s star-studded virtual 70th birthday party tonight





Celebration on, Woz. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak turns 70 on Tuesday, and everybody’s invited to his virtual birthday party. The occasion will elevate funds for singer Jewel’s Inspiring Children Foundation, which gives mentorship and psychological well being assets for at-risk youth. 

Jewel herself will host the web occasion, which begins at 5 p.m. PT, and can embody such well-known names as William Shatner, Chris Rock, George Takei, Kristi Yamaguchi, Mark Cuban, Nancy Pelosi, Rafael Nadal, Richard Branson and Shaquille O’Neal.

How and when to look at?

The celebration will air dwell on its own site, in addition to on Twitch and Twitter. followers can sign up for a reminder.

What is going on on?

The positioning guarantees “an unforgettable evening of music, leisure, tales and heartfelt expressions of affection, for a rare man who has devoted his life to creating different folks’s lives higher.” The large visitor record ranges from comedians to professional athletes to singers to businesspeople to politicians, and it appears possible lots of them shall be weighing in on their friendship with Wozniak and his contributions to the world.

What is the charity angle?

Attendees are inspired to donate to Jewel’s Inspiring Children Foundation. The Grammy-nominated singer herself was as soon as homeless, and her basis makes use of a curriculum she developed to assist struggling younger folks from underserved communities. Graduates have acquired scholarships to varsities equivalent to Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Georgetown, West Level and extra. “A hundred percent of your donation goes immediately towards inspiring youngsters,” the positioning for the celebration says.

Then what?

The celebration kicks off “11 Days of Wozdom,” a collection of social media challenges that can start after the celebration streams. The primary problem is to advertise and attend the web celebration, and different challenges embody filming a dance routine and telling a joke.

Judges will select a winner for every problem to obtain a signed Woz T-shirt and a Twitter shoutout. 5 of the 10 problem winners will obtain a bigger prize, equivalent to a MacBook Air or an iPhone.






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Author

Gael Fashingbauer Cooper