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Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson

FEATURING A NEW EPILOGUE READ BY THE AUTHOR 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.

FEATURING A NEW EPILOGUE READ BY THE AUTHOR 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.
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FEATURING A NEW EPILOGUE READ BY THE AUTHOR 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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dylan Baker

Length:

25h 19m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:35


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

12:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

12:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

17:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

23:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:32


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

11:17


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:29


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:57


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:27


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

12:28


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

10:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:49


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

17:04


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

15:22


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:05


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:43


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:56


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

19:51


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:50


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

17:41


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:20


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:38


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:23


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

12:02


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

16:28


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

09:57


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:54


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:59


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:27


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

12:06


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

12:52


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:00


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:46


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

15:44


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:31


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:52


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

10:27


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

13:14


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:56


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

11:06


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:55


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

09:43


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

18:37


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

15:12


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:24


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:33


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:10


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:47


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

13:06


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

11:10


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:04


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

12:30


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:42


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:51


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:04


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:18


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

13:28


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

12:04


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:28


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

11:00


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

10:52


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:40


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:37


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:12


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

09:36


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:09


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

09:51


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

17:35


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

23:15


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

08:35


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

14:59


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:59


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

11:01


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

13:54


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:43


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:45


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

08:37


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

12:18


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

08:09


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

15:14


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

09:06


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

08:35


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

08:59


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

07:48


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

06:18


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

10:09


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

03:43


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:20


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:49


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:23


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:43


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

07:47


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

08:11


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

09:54


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

12:32


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

13:27


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

10:08


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

10:41


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

11:40


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

08:46


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:40


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

12:50


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

01:26


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

11:20


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:59


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

15:06


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

15:14


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

06:29


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:35


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

10:10


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

10:34


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:58


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

10:01


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

09:58


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

05:19


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

08:40


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:20


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

03:20


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:36


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

18:06


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

14:38


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

06:38


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

08:04


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

13:47


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

06:46


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

07:06


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

19:53


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

09:34


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

12:48


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

14:12


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

02:50


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

14:39


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

11:19


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

09:07


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

16:30


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

08:56


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

12:13


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

09:27


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

12:44


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

18:29


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

10:54


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

01:28


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

13:38


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

01:19