In this Dec. 2012 file photo, Kate Schlademan, events coordinator for the Learned Owl Bookshop poses in front of the store. Schlademan who launched an online campaign to raise money to buy the store will officially take over operations on March 15, it was announced by owner Liz Murphy. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal file photo)
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front-row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley.