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Biography sees Jobs as crossroad of humanities, science

Moneycontrol.com - 29 Oct, 2011
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A genius for mixing the humanities and sciences coupled with a Svengali-like ability to motivate people powered Steve Jobs's mission to change the world, biographer Walter Isaacson concludes in his exhaustive new ...

Biography sees Jobs as crossroad of humanities, science

Reuters India - 29 Oct, 2011
Copies of the new biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson are displayed at a bookstore in New York October 24, 2011. By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) - A genius for mixing the humanities and sciences coupled with a Svengali-like ...

Isaacson: Jobs Broke the Rules, but Linked 'Artistry to Engineering'

PBS News Hour - 29 Oct, 2011
Read the transcript: http://to.pbs.org/v5pUy3 Author Walter Isaacson, longtime journalist and author, tells the story of Apple co-founder and inventor Steve Jobs in a new biography titled "Steve Jobs." Jeffrey Brown and Isaacson discuss the life and ...

'Steve Jobs' review: Walter Isaacson's biography mesmerizes

Los Angeles Times - 29 Oct, 2011
Walter Isaacson weaves a full and often revealing tale that brings 'Steve Jobs' to life through interviews with the late Apple visionary and those in his inner circle. Steve Jobs poses with Apple Macintosh at the new computer's unveiling Jan. 24, 1984. ...

Steve Jobs is watching booksellers, and you

Washington Post (blog) - 29 Oct, 2011
That creepy spine-tingly feeling you get when you think you're being watched? Booksellers across America have been feeling it since Oct. 24, the publication date of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography. The cover depicts Jobs, ...

As Apple TV rumors build, Google upgrades Google TV

Washington Post - 29 Oct, 2011
There have been some trickles of information coming out about what Apple may be planning for the television, set off by comments late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs made to biographer Walter Isaacson about a television that would let users throw out the ...

The Globe and Mail

Globe and Mail - 29 Oct, 2011
by Google by Canada411.ca by Yellowpages.ca by eluta.ca Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco on Jan. 15, 2008. AP On his hospital bed after a 2009 liver transplant, ...

Generation Jobs

Financial Times - 29 Oct, 2011
It is tempting to look back on the life of Steve Jobs as emblematic of something larger. Certainly, there was a surprising bite to the grief that followed his death on October 5. It affected many who had no closer connection to the man than the screen ...

The Week in Tweets: Jobs Bio Tackles Reality Distortion, Meltdowns

PC Magazine - 29 Oct, 2011
There was no shortage of commentary about the Steve Jobs bio this week, from admiration for his style to jokes about his epic meltdowns. By Chloe Albanesius The long-awaited Steve Jobs biography hit stores on Monday, and tech journalists, analysts, ...

Steve Jobs And Bill Gates: Simon & Schuster's Interview With Biographer Walter ...

Huffington Post - 29 Oct, 2011
Simon & Schuster, the publisher who recently released "Steve Jobs" Walter Isaacson's biography of the Apple co-founder, sat down with the author to discuss the 30-year "love hate rivalry friendship" between tech titans Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. ...

Superstitious Taiwanese Readers 'Creeped Out' by Huge Window Displays of Steve ...

Reuters - 29 Oct, 2011
A few things you should know about Steve Jobs' name and image in traditionally superstitious Taiwan, where, of course, he is all the rage with the new Walter Isaacson bio out now in a special Chinese-language edition translated ...

The book of Jobs

Hindustan Times - 29 Oct, 2011
Sometimes books are cursed as early as they are conceived. The weight of expectations makes them heavy. Steve Jobs by William Isaacson has that as its birthmark. And when the man writing it has, in the past, written the biographies of both Albert ...

Steve Jobs and Joan Didion: The Untold Story

TIME - 29 Oct, 2011
There isn't actually an untold Jobs/Didion story. I just wanted you to read this. Jobs did go out with Joan Baez though, when he was 27 and she was 41. In his new biography Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson ...

Could an Apple TV be the next big iProduct?

Christian Science Monitor - 29 Oct, 2011
An Apple TV was very much on the mind of Steve Jobs, according to a new biography. By Matthew Shaer / October 28, 2011 Is Apple prepping a TV set? Here, the Apple store in New York City. Apple CEO Steve Jobs "cracked" the secret of the television set, ...

Apple's Siri-Enabled TV: 4 Problems

PCWorld - 29 Oct, 2011
Apple may soon let you throw away your television remote and instead simply tell your TV what to do with commands like, "Switch to the Jets game on ESPN at 6 pm" At least, that is reportedly Apple's vision for ...

Steve Jobs Is Watching You. Or At Least His Biography Is

TIME - 29 Oct, 2011
Already atop Amazon's best-seller list, Walter Isaacson's new Steve Jobs biography has inspired more than just reverence for the late tech icon. A new Tumblr, Watched by Steve, capitalizes on the cover's simple, solo shot of Jobs' pensive stare set ...

What made Steve Jobs?

Washington Post (blog) - 29 Oct, 2011
It was not in Steve Jobs's nature to nurture. But it is impossible to read the operatic story of Jobs's life without pondering the relative roles of nature and nurture. Would this mesmerizing, infuriating man have gone on to found Apple ...

Apple TV 'to be voice controlled': End of remote controls?

Daily Mail - 29 Oct, 2011
By Daily Mail Reporter It might spell the end of fiddling around for remote controls in between the sofa cushions. The upcoming big Apple TV will use iPhone's Siri 'personal assistant' as its main control method - and will use touch control as a back ...

What's Really Next for Apple in Television

eTaiwan News - 29 Oct, 2011
(The New York Times) “I've finally cracked it!” Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple, told his biographer, Walter Isaacson. Although Mr. Jobs was referring to Apple's plans to build a full-fledged television, he was not actually referring ...

Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs' biography

Times of India - 29 Oct, 2011
A finicky Steve Jobs picked Walter Isaacson to write the authorised biography, setting him loose among his friends, lovers, rivals and enemies in Silicon Valley. 'Steve Jobs' is based on 40 interviews over two years with the Apple co-founder, ...

Upgrade your geek with Houston Chronicle technology writer Dwight Silverman

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog) - 29 Oct, 2011
• What's Really Next for Apple in Television " Sources tell the NYTimes' Nick Bilton that Apple is indeed working on a TV that will be controlled by the Siri application similar to that found in the iPhone 4S. • Android Orphans: Visualizing a Sad ...

The Future of Television: Kinect vs. Siri?

TIME - 29 Oct, 2011
An Apple TV set seems more likely than ever now that the late Steve Jobs is on record talking about it. And although details are non-existent, the inclusion of Siri would be a no-brainer if this mythical Apple ...

Flaming youth

Ha'aretz - 29 Oct, 2011
I don't mean to disparage Steve Jobs' tremendous contribution to my quality of life. I wouldn't disparage anyone who can make me look 23. By Aviad Kissos I wouldn't want to judge anyone, god forbid, in his time of sorrow, but I think that Steve Jobs' ...

Core! Jobs tribute made of 3500 apples

The Sun - 29 Oct, 2011
The Apple founder's death has left techie fans devastated. But one Canadian artist has found a fitting way to pay homage to his hero - by creating a likeness of Jobs made from over 3500 apples. Olivier Lefebvre is so in love with his iPhone he decided ...

Review: Steve Jobs bio solid, but needs deathbed confession

Hindustan Times - 29 Oct, 2011
It's with the greatest respect for the legacy of Steve Jobs and the storytelling prowess of author Walter Isaacson that I have to confess: I arrived at the end of the book they made together with a sense that it's all somehow … ordinary. “Was he smart? ...

Apple Siri-enabled HDTV has been in the works for years

Moneycontrol.com - 29 Oct, 2011
After Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray echoed his own predictions of Apple launching an integrated Apple television set by late 2012, Nick Bilton of the New York Times as well believes a Siri-enabled television set is coming by 2013. ...

5 things Jobs learned from Dylan, Beatles

MarketWatch - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) " As I perused Walter Isaacson's ballyhooed new biography of Steve Jobs, it struck me how much Bob Dylan and the Beatles influenced the Apple visionary's life and work. We learn from “Steve Jobs,” ...

The softer side of Steve Jobs

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Steve Jobs contemplates an idea during his keynote speech at the opening of MacWorld Expo in San Francisco in 1997. | Susan Ragan~AP Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he wanted him to write his biography ...

Apple Television: Are they aiming too high?

ZDNet (blog) - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Summary: The TV market is already saturated with numerous manufacturers that build inexpensive units that look gorgeous. Why reinvent the wheel? In the recently published bio of Steve Jobs, ...

Column: The high price of cool

Victoria Times Colonist - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
“I took a break from the struggle here in Zuccotti Park and lined up for the new iPhone 4S, since I wanted to upgrade my iPhone 4. I'm posting from it now. My guess is this post was bogus, an attempt by someone to embarrass the ...

 

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