Eccentric Habits of the Tech Elite

Written by Gina Smith

Tech geniuses do have some pretty eccentric habits. Check them out here.

aNewDomain — Check out the eccentric habits of tech geniuses infographic below. It’s true that some habits, like Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ predilection to brainstorm with colored pens and whiteboards, don’t seem so strange. But then there’s Yoshiro Nakamatsu, inventor of the floppy, and his legendary nightly habit of relaxing in a gold room. Weird? Well. Call it eccentric — and check out the infographic below.


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Gina Smith is The New York Times bestselling author of Apple founder Steve Wozniak’s biography, iWoz: How I Invented the Personal Computer and Had Fun Doing It (Norton, 2006/2014). She is also founder and editorial director here at aNewDomain. Email her at, follow her @ginasmith888 and find her posts on Google+ at her +Gina Smith page.