Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781451648539
  • Release Date: 2011-10-24
  • Number of pages: 630
  • Author: Walter Isaacson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Draws on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as interviews with family members, friends, competitors, and colleagues to offer a look at the co-founder and leading creative force behind the Apple computer company.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781451648553
  • Release Date: 2011-10-24
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Walter Isaacson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, and when societies around the world are trying to build digital-age economies, Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination. He knew that the best way to create value in the twenty-first century was to connect creativity with technology. He built a company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. 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. He put nothing off-limits. He encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. And Jobs speaks candidly, sometimes brutally so, about the people he worked with and competed against. His friends, foes, and colleagues provide an unvarnished view of the passions, perfectionism, obsessions, artistry, devilry, and compulsion for control that shaped his approach to business and the innovative products that resulted. Driven by demons, Jobs could drive those around him to fury and despair. But his personality and products were interrelated, just as Apple’s hardware and software tended to be, as if part of an integrated system. His tale is instructive and cautionary, filled with lessons about innovation, character, leadership, and values.

Steve Jobs The Man Who Thought Different

  • Filename: steve-jobs-the-man-who-thought-different.
  • ISBN: 9781408832073
  • Release Date: 2012-02-16
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Karen Blumenthal
  • Publisher: A&C Black

Inventor. Visionary. Genius. Dropout. Adopted. Steve Jobs was the founder of Apple and he was all of these things. Steve Jobs has been described as a showman, artist, tyrant, genius, jerk. Through his life he was loved, hated, admired and dismissed, yet he was a living legend; the genius who founded Apple in his parent's garage when he was just 21 years-old, revolutionising the music world. He single-handedly introduced the first computer that could sit on your desk and founded and nurtured a company called Pixar bringing to life Oscar wining animations Toy Story and Finding Nemo. So how did the man, who was neither engineer nor computer geek change the world we live in, making us want every product he touched? On graduation day in 2005, a fifty-year-old Steve Jobs said: 'Today I want to tell you three stories from my life, That's it. Just three stories'. The first story is about connecting the dots. My second story is about love and loss. My third story is about death. This is his story... Critically acclaimed author Karen Blumenthal takes us to the core of this complicated and legendary man, from his adoption and early years through to the pinnacles of his career, his dismissal from his duties at Apple (for being too disruptive and difficult) to the graduation where he gave the commencement speech just 6 years before his death, giving life to what were soon to become some of most famous quotes of his career, ending with the message: "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you." "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life."

The Zen of Steve Jobs

  • Filename: the-zen-of-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781118295267
  • Release Date: 2012-01-03
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Caleb Melby
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Presents a graphic interpretation of Steve Jobs's spiritual connections to Buddhism through his mentor and friend Kobun Otogawa, and describes how his search for perfection helped bring about the iPod and the resurgence of Apple.

Becoming Steve Jobs

  • Filename: becoming-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 0385347421
  • Release Date: 2016-03-22
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Brent Schlender
  • Publisher: Crown Business

Now in paperback, the #1 New York Times bestselling biography of how Steve Jobs became the most visionary CEO in history. With a new foreword by Marc Andreessen and new afterword by the authors, Becoming Steve Jobs is a narrative on Jobs' evolution as a manager and leader, as an astute CEO, as a father, and as a visionary with an unparalled sense of what consumers wanted--before they knew what they wanted themselves. But he didn't start out with those skills. When he first left Apple in 1985 and struck out to form his own company, NeXT, he knew little about running a company, holding to a budget, or developing successful products. It was during his years in the wilderness, unsuccessfully launching NeXT and helping to revitalize Pixar, that he learned the skills that would make him so successful upon his return to Apple in 1996.

The Second Coming of Steve Jobs

  • Filename: the-second-coming-of-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9780767911030
  • Release Date: 2001-12-18
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Alan Deutschman
  • Publisher: Crown Business

From the acclaimed Vanity Fair and GQ journalist–an unprecedented, in-depth portrait of the man whose return to Apple precipitated one of the biggest turnarounds in business history. With a new epilogue on Apple’s future survival in today’s roller-coaster economy, here is the revealing biography that blew away the critics and stirred controversy within industry and media circles around the country. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 076131959X
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Ann Brashares
  • Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

Profiles Steve Jobs, and describes how his friendships and knack for electronics led him to develop Apple and Macintosh personal computers, computer animation, and desktop publishing despite competition from IBM and Microsoft.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781614788102
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Scott Gillam
  • Publisher: ABDO

This title examines the remarkable life of Steve Jobs. Readers will learn about Jobs's family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work in the computer and technology industry. Jobs's many innovations, such as the first Apple computer, the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone, are discussed as well as his time working at NeXT Computer and Pixar. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

Orbit Steve Jobs

  • Filename: orbit-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781450756723
  • Release Date: 2012-01
  • Number of pages: 24
  • Author: C. W. Cooke
  • Publisher: Bluewater Productions

In graphic novel format, provides a look at computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, including his early years, the founding of Apple, his time away from Apple, his accomplishments after his return, his private life, and his last days.

Finding the Next Steve Jobs

  • Filename: finding-the-next-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781476759838
  • Release Date: 2013-07-16
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Nolan Bushnell
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From the legendary founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s and Steve Jobs’s first boss, the secrets to finding, hiring, keeping, and nurturing creative talent. The business world is changing faster than ever, and every day your company faces new complications and difficulties. The only way to resolve these issues is to have a staff of wildly creative people who live as much in the future as the present, who thrive on being different, and whose ideas will guarantee that your company will prosper when other companies fail. A celebrated visionary and iconoclast, Nolan Bushnell founded the groundbreaking gaming company Atari before he went on to found Chuck E. Cheese’s and two dozen other companies. He also happened to launch the career of the late Steve Jobs, along with those of many other bril­liant creatives over the course of his five decades in business. With refreshing candor, keen psychological insight, and robust humor, Bushnell explains in Finding the Next Steve Jobs how to think boldly and differently about companies and organizations—and spe­cifically the people who work within them. For anyone trying to turn a company into the next Atari or Apple, build a more creative workforce, or fashion a career in a changing world, this book will enlighten, challenge, surprise, and amuse.


  • Filename: options.
  • ISBN: 9780786731756
  • Release Date: 2009-03-25
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Daniel Lyons
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press

Welcome to the mind & amp;mdash;to the world & amp;mdash;of Fake Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781442453494
  • Release Date: 2011-12-20
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Patricia Lakin
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Written especially for a young audience, a must-read biography of Steve Jobs: visionary, entrepreneur, inventor, and cofounder of Apple. Visionary. Pioneer. Little terror. Entrepreneur. Inventor. College dropout. Creative genius. These are just a few of the words used to describe the late Steve Jobs, cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Available in both paperback and hardcover, Patricia Lakin’s biography for middle-grade readers tells the captivating and inspirational story of the ‘Thomas Edison’ of our time.

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781512451887
  • Release Date: 2017-01-01
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Matt Doeden
  • Publisher: Lerner Publications

On October 5, 2011, the news of the death of technology innovator Steve Jobs rocked the world. The failing health of the Apple cofounder and Pixar CEO was no secret. Jobs had given up his role as Apple's CEO just a few months prior because of his struggle with pancreatic cancer. But his death still drew a huge reaction. From Apple employees and fans to political and business leaders, people honored Jobs's passing by reflecting on his prolific life that greatly influenced the way technology is used. In 1976, Jobs founded Apple Computer with Steve Wozniak. As the leaders of Apple, they developed concepts—such as navigating by using a mouse to click screen icons—that shaped the way we use and interact with computers. Jobs's forward-thinking engineering also influenced pop culture, bringing us a music revolution with the iPod, the ultimate communication device with the iPhone, and some of the first computer-animated films through Pixar. Called by some "the da Vinci of our time," Jobs used his innovation and vision to help advance technology like no other. He lived his life following a simple premise: "The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do."

Who Was Steve Jobs

  • Filename: who-was-steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 9781101577905
  • Release Date: 2012-03-29
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Pam Pollack
  • Publisher: Penguin

Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”

Steve Jobs

  • Filename: steve-jobs.
  • ISBN: 1433900602
  • Release Date: 2009-01-01
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Author: Anthony Imbimbo
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens

Biography of Apple's cofounder Steve Jobs, that describes his California childhood, education, struggles and accomplishments, and other related topics; includes photographs, a time line, and an interview with Steve Wozniak.

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