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The Resource Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson

Label
Steve Jobs
Title
Steve Jobs
Statement of responsibility
Walter Isaacson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on more than 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years-- as well as interviews with more than 100 family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues-- 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
Summary
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
Writing style
Award
Goodreads Choice Award, 2011.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10030278
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isaacson, Walter
Dewey number
  • 621.39092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA76.2.J63
LC item number
I83 2011b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1080
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jobs, Steve
  • Computer engineers
  • Businesspeople
  • Apple Computer, Inc.
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Childhood: abandoned and chosen -- Odd couple: the two Steves -- The dropout: turn on, tune in -- Atari and India: Zen and the art of game design -- The Apple I: turn on, boot up, jack in -- The Apple II: dawn of a new age -- Chrisann and Lisa: he who is abandoned -- Xerox and Lisa: graphical user interfaces -- Going public: a man of wealth and fame -- The Mac is born: you say you want a revolution -- The reality distortion field: playing by his own set of rules -- The design: real artists simplify -- Building the Mac: the journey is the reward -- Enter Sculley: the Pepsi challenge -- The launch: a dent in the universe -- Gates and Jobs: when orbits intersect -- Icarus: what goes up -- NeXT: Prometheus unbound -- Pixar: technology meets art -- A regular guy: love is just a four-letter word -- Family man: at home with the Jobs clan
  • Toy story: Buzz and Woody to the rescue -- The second coming: what rough beast, its hour come round at last -- The restoration: the loser now will be later to win -- Think different: Jobs as iCEO -- Design principles: the studio of Jobs and Ive -- The iMac: hello (again) -- CEO: still crazy after all these years -- Apple stores: genius bars and Siena Sandstone -- The digital hub: from iTunes to the iPod -- The iTunes store: I'm the Pied Piper -- Music man: the sound track of his life -- Pixar's friends: and foes -- Twenty-first-century Macs: setting Apple apart -- Round one: momento mori -- The iPhone: three revolutionary products in one -- Round two: The cancer recurs -- The iPad: into the post-PC era -- New battles: and echoes of old ones -- To infinity: the Cloud, the spaceship, and beyond -- Round three: the twilight struggle -- Legacy: the brightest heaven of invention
Control code
2011043965
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
853 p. (large print), [16] p. of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410445223
Lccn
2011043965
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Childhood: abandoned and chosen -- Odd couple: the two Steves -- The dropout: turn on, tune in -- Atari and India: Zen and the art of game design -- The Apple I: turn on, boot up, jack in -- The Apple II: dawn of a new age -- Chrisann and Lisa: he who is abandoned -- Xerox and Lisa: graphical user interfaces -- Going public: a man of wealth and fame -- The Mac is born: you say you want a revolution -- The reality distortion field: playing by his own set of rules -- The design: real artists simplify -- Building the Mac: the journey is the reward -- Enter Sculley: the Pepsi challenge -- The launch: a dent in the universe -- Gates and Jobs: when orbits intersect -- Icarus: what goes up -- NeXT: Prometheus unbound -- Pixar: technology meets art -- A regular guy: love is just a four-letter word -- Family man: at home with the Jobs clan
  • Toy story: Buzz and Woody to the rescue -- The second coming: what rough beast, its hour come round at last -- The restoration: the loser now will be later to win -- Think different: Jobs as iCEO -- Design principles: the studio of Jobs and Ive -- The iMac: hello (again) -- CEO: still crazy after all these years -- Apple stores: genius bars and Siena Sandstone -- The digital hub: from iTunes to the iPod -- The iTunes store: I'm the Pied Piper -- Music man: the sound track of his life -- Pixar's friends: and foes -- Twenty-first-century Macs: setting Apple apart -- Round one: momento mori -- The iPhone: three revolutionary products in one -- Round two: The cancer recurs -- The iPad: into the post-PC era -- New battles: and echoes of old ones -- To infinity: the Cloud, the spaceship, and beyond -- Round three: the twilight struggle -- Legacy: the brightest heaven of invention
Control code
2011043965
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
853 p. (large print), [16] p. of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410445223
Lccn
2011043965
Other physical details
ill.

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