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Biography sees Jobs as crossroad of humanities, science

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 study of the Apple co-founder. “Michelangelo knew a lot about how to quarry stone,…

Jobs abrasive style drove some people away: biographer

(Reuters) – Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs revolutionized multiple industries with his cutting-edge products but he was not the world’s best manager, biographer Walter Isaacson said. Jobs changed the course of personal computing during two stints atApple and then brought a revolution to the mobile market but the inspiring genius is known for his hard…

Publisher pushes up Jobs bio release to October 24

The release date for the first authorized biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been pushed forward to October 24 following his death, publisher Simon & Schuster said Thursday. The 656-page book by Walter Isaacson, entitled simply “Steve Jobs,” had been scheduled for release on November 21, according to Simon & Schuster’s publicity department, but the death of Jobson Wednesday…

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