Last week, I blogged a story about the re-opening of the Spaceship Earth ride
at Epcot Center, and the supposed inclusion of a Steve Jobs animatronic in the scene depicting the invention of the Apple Computer -- and the omission of Steve Wozniak.
Looks like the rumor had it exactly backwards. Look at these photos of the newly opened Spaceship Earth: the scene in question appears to contain a robotic Steve Wozniak, leaving Steve Jobs out entirely. Where's Jobs? All around you, I suppose -- he's the largest shareholder in Disney after all.
(Photo credit: Photo cropped from a larger pic at Lifthill.com)
Update: Confirmed! It's Woz -- check out this referrer from an internal Disney blog pointing at the Lifthill post; the Disney blog post's title is "Boing Boing reports it correctly Wozniak at Spaceship Earth."
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