The book I am reviewing is the biography of Steve jobs. This biography is by Isaac Walterson he was chosen by Steve jobs himself This book tells us abou. Although Jobs cooperated with this book, he asked for no control over what was This biography is by Isaac Walterson he was chosen by Steve jobs himself. How many of you’ve already read Steve Jobs’ Biography written by Isaac Walterson? Is it good? Is it bad? Felt addicted to Steve’s philisophy?.
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He was a powerful man who could hold a grudge. Funnily, some of his temper tantrums recounted by Isaacson reminded me of an array of people I have met and it is quite clear that these folks were completely mistaken in thinking that a quirky or nasty aspect in their demeanour alone could make them Steve Jobs, while in fact Jobs was revered despite these quirks, only because of his intelligence and an unwavering faith in his vision.
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It was one of his many odd contradictions: Browse our editors’ picks for the best books of the year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children’s books, and much more. Was it easy to get others to talk about Jobs willingly?
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Well… Someone who can ignore the world to do what he thinks right, in the end, fears about what people say about him… Even the prideful Steve Jobs, the cold-blooded man… in his last moments fears his children misunderstand him. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Were they afraid to talk? He was dead — no longer with us.
Not knowing what to expect, I halfway expected this to be a biography of an ego maniac, and I avoided reading this until a colleague recommended it. While I consider him to have been a true genius with an almost other-worldly imagination, I can’t imagine that I would have liked him very much or respected him outside of his professional arena. The ones who lasted were the ones who believed in his vision and their Jobs-given opportunity to indulge and demonstrate their own creativity.
Start reading Steve Jobs on your Kindle in under a minute. What do you think is his legacy? He impressed upon me the value of honesty, rather than trying to whitewash things. Kit Looi ‘s review Jun 18, His legacy is creating what became the most valuable company on earth, one that stood at the intersection of the humanities and technology, and is the company most likely still to be doing that a generation from now.
He built a company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering.
The chapters about the creation of the iPod, iPhone and iPad were very sreve to someone who has used these products for years and years and feels she has some proficiency using what they offer me. Isaacson brings to light the deep artistic passion of Jobs using equally artistic prose which makes the book hard to put down at any hour.
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Yes, I liked him and was inspired by him. I wouldn’t want to work for him nor would I choose him for my father. Steve stebe filled with contradictions. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Without his exact personality would the tech world have been turned on its ear and eventually controlled by Apple?
Isaacson has done a brilliant job of covering various aspects of Jobs’ life and work, in the stwve measure, and in a narrative that can engage even a Luddite – that is, if ever one reads it! He willfully bent reality so that you became convinced you could do the impossible, so you did.
And so it seemed waltterson logical that I would eventually read this book to gain insight both in the genesis and evolution of Apple and in the person of Steve Jobs.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Did you ask lots of questions, or did he just talk? The ones who lasted were the ones who took his ideas and made them into our reality. Read more Read less.
In what way did Jobs’ contradictions contribute to his success? His counterculture background combined with his love of electronics and business was key to the josb he created.
Their marriage is portrayed as strong but him as absent. How were the interviews with Jobs conducted? Six Friends and the World They Made. Although Jobs cooperated with this book, he asked for no control over what was written nor even the right to read it before it was published.
Refresh and try again. I’m sold, so to speak. For example, he said that he did not handle well the pregnancy of his first girlfriend. Jobs turns out to be the driving force behind so many huge and successful companies that he built including Apple, Mac, Pixar, iTunes, and others. That impress me more than anything in his best product collections People are Subjective. He knew that the best way to create value in the twenty-first century was to connect creativity with technology.
Was it difficult for you to cut through the RDF and get beneath the narrative that he created? Wallterson book did not disappoint in either. Overall this is an inspirational, fascinating and interesting. But that is why Steve was so successful: The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.
That impress me more than anything in his best product collections.