updated 10/10/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/10/2011 AT 8:00 AM ET
They started Apple Computer together in 1976 with nothing. Now, 35 years later, Steve Wozniak can reflect on just how his friend and fellow computer geek Steve Jobs changed the world.
“I am in great grief,” Wozniak, 61, tells PEOPLE. “I’m glad that Steve Jobs did so much for the world. His efforts and accomplishments move us much closer to solving the great problems of the world, including war.”
Jobs, who died last week at 56, had a beautiful mind that allowed him to see the future, and shape it, says Wozniak.