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Both David Fincher and Walter Isaacson love Steve Jobs script

Aaron Sorkin’s attempt to make Steve Jobs light up the big screen has been filled with disaster thanks to a rash of casting dropouts and production hold ups, but all the problems the movie’s facing can’t be blamed on Sorkin’s…Read more ›

Walter Isaacson: Google’s Innovation Is Great, But Apple Is Best At Executing [Video]

Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson ruffled some fanboys’ feathers earlier this month when he said Google is outpacing Apple on the innovation front. Pointing to the Nest acquisition as evidence, Isaacson says the greatest innovation is coming out of Google.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Tim Cook & Walter Isaacson Feature In TIME Magazines List Of Most Influential People

Cook’s really cooking as Apple’s new CEO.

Apple CEO Tim Cook and author Walter Isaacson, famous among Apple fans for his authorized Steve Jobs biography, have made TIME Magazines list of The Worlds 100 Most Influential People. Cooks complimentary report card was written by former Vice President of the United States and Apple board member Al Gore. Published today, the list also includes comedian Louis CK, footballer Lionel Messi, and  [Read More…]

Walter Isaacson Plans Annotated, Updated Steve Jobs Bio, But Dont Expect A Chapter On Philanthropy

Cant get enough of Walter Isaacsons Steve Jobs biography? Apparently neither can he. Isaacson is now saying he plans to expand the Steve Jobs bio to include annotations and new addendums.   CNN Fortune reports: The author discussed potential plans for expanding the already 630-page book in the future. One possibility is doing an extensively annotated version. Another is writing an addendum that addresses the period surrounding Jobs death. Fleshing  [Read More…]

Walter Isaacson: Steve Jobs Wanted To Reinvent TV, Textbooks, And Photography

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Nick Bilton of The New York Times recently sat down with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson. In the interview, Isaacson shared his opinions of Jobs and other details surrounding the book. Steve Jobs didnt go into details about Apples future products during his discussionswith Isaacson, but Jobs did reveal three things he wanted to reinvent:the television, textbooks, and photography. He had three things that he  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs: The World Class Asshole Who Dented The Universe [Walter Isaacson Biography Review]

There have been a lot of complaints on Twitter that most of the best bits of Walter Isaacsons biography of Steve Jobs have already leaked. After reading sundry blog posts, news stories and tweets about Jobss life, is there anything left to read in the actual book? Yes, there is. Theres plenty. Although the arc of Steves story is generally well known, Isaacson has added a ton of new detail  [Read More…]

Charlie Rose Interviews Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs & the Biography

Walter Isaacson Walter Isaacson was on Charlie Rose this week to discuss Steve Jobs and the writing of his biography. If youre interested in Steve Jobs and his legacy, this is another great interview filled with interesting tidbits. Its arguably better than the recent 60 Minutes segment and at nearly an hour long, touches on a fairly wide variety  [Read More…]

Watch Our Editor Leander Kahney on Macbreak Weekly Talking About His Interview with Steve Jobs Author Walter Isaacson

Leander mbw steve jobs If you missed our editor and resident Steve Jobs expert Leander Kahney on Macbreak Weekly yesterday, you should check out the full episode below. Leander got to sit in with Leo Laporte and the gang to talk about his interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, the biography itself, and Steve Jobs the man. It was an interesting and entertaining roundtable.   And  [Read More…]

Walter Isaacson Interview: Steve Jobs Weighed All The Options For His Cancer Treatment

  Earlier today I got a chance to talk to Walter Isaacson, Steve Jobs authorized biographer. Isaacsons 620-page book hits bookstands today. He spoke while preparing to check out of his hotel in New York, where hes conducting a whirlwind media tour for the book, which promises to be one of the biggest hits of the year. In our interview, Isaacson revealed that Jobs was actually a lot more active  [Read More…]

Watch Video of 60 Minutes: Steve Jobs Interview with Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs, 60 Minutes The full 60 Minutes segment on Steve Jobs, featuring official biographer Walter Isaacson, has been posted online by CBS. The segment focuses on Steve Jobs and the biography itself, which is widely available for purchase. Steve Jobs was already gravely ill with cancer when he asked author Walter Isaacson to write his biography. Jobs told  [Read More…]