Do you concentrate better while chewing gum? Do you have a habit of biting your nails or fidgeting with a pencil while you work? All of us have pet quirks when we need to focus hard on solving a problem or coming up with new ideas. Many tech luminaries of our time are alike, with eccentric habits that help them think out of the box.

Apple’s Steve Jobs preferred listening to music in order to think clearly. Yoshiro Nakamatsu, inventor of floppy disk, relaxed in a gold tiled room to block out television signals that he says are an impediment to creative imagination.

This infographic by WhoIsHostingThis brings to light some odd habits of tech genius!

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