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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

To exaggerate the significance of Steve Jobs' contributions to the development of our modern, computer-mediated world would be difficult to do justice. Jobs, a single-minded perfectionist, was also a visionary who wished to transform the world via technological advancement. This best-selling book reveals that although Jobs's perfectionism and passion propelled him to greatness, those same characteristics were also the source of friction and strife inside the company. Jobs's conduct was often characterized as brattish in his interactions with workers and colleagues, despite the fact that Jobs maintained that he was just attempting to motivate people to do their best work. The following notes detail the fascinating life of one of the most influential technology icons of our time, as well as the incredible story of a teenage prank that resulted in the formation of a partnership that would go on to become one of the most valuable technology companies on the face of the planet.

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