Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography of Steve Jobs has easily worked its way to the top of best-seller lists in the US and the UK during its first week of sales, reports The Bookseller, having sold 379,000 copies in its first 6 days.
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PBS and BBC Channel 4 will be airing a new documentary on Steve Jobs tonight, featuring interviews with notable people from his life and career, and examining his life by defining the influences that enabled him to have such a remarkable influence on the world.
The New York Times has published a very moving eulogy of Steve Jobs written by his sister, Mona Simpson, which reveals Jobs’ final words, as well as sharing some sentimental insight on his life.
A Chinese apple fan has created perhaps one of the most context appropriate Steve Jobs tributes of all time – an iPhone back panel mod with a modified Apple logo featuring Steve Jobs’ silhouette, with the years of his life displayed below.
Among the many mysteries surrounding Steve Jobs is the question of why his Mercedes SL55 AMG never had a license plate. The car was photographed numerous times over the years, and no license place was ever present. A report from ITWire reveals the answer.
Adding to the plentiful collection of tributes already offered to Steve Jobs since his passing, a new hour-long documentary called “One Last Thing” will be airing on PBS this November 2nd, and will feature interviews with Steve Jobs, as well as people associated with him.
The Daily Show with John Stewart featured Walter Isaacson, author of the recent Steve Jobs biography, on their show. Stewart interviewed Isaacson about the book, bringing up a number of interesting points.
One of the most incredible parts of Apple’s October 19th celebration of Steve Jobs life was a tribute shared by Jony Ive, which has been captured here for your enjoyment.
Those who purchased Walter Isaacson’s new Steve Jobs biography through iBooks on monday may have found that the book was affected by some formatting issues, causing pictures to not load correctly or the text to not look quite right.
The Taiwanese animators at Next Media Animation have put together a humorous 3D animation condensing Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs into a 90 second clip of some of its most notable parts.
Following Sony’s acquisition of the movie rights to Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography, a new report suggests that Sony has approached Aaron Sorkin, the acclaimed screenwriter of “The Social Network” and “A Few Good Men,” to write the screenplay for the upcoming film.
Aside from yesterday’s special 60 Minutes segment on Steve Jobs, Mashable points out that Saturday Night Live also did a humorous segment to honor the life of the late Apple co-founder. SNL’s skit features portrayals of Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, Reed Hastings & Rupert Murdoch.
Walter Isaacson’s new Steve Jobs biography has already been extremely popular in pre-orders. In fact, according to Reuters, “Steve Jobs” is on track to become Amazon’s best selling book of 2011.
The authorized biography of Steve Jobs, written by renowned biographer Walter Isaacson is now officially available. The book took nearly two years to complete, and contains over 40 interviews with Steve Jobs himself, as well as numerous interviews from friends, family and co-workers.
The full video of Apple’s recent celebration of Steve Jobs’ life at their Cupertino, California campus is now available for all to watch. The memorial event was held on October 19th as a private celebration for Apple employees.
60 Minutes interviewed Walter Isaacson, the writer behind the official Steve Jobs biography, and the videos have been posted online.
The biography, is the culmination of more than 40 interviews between Isaacson and Jobs and covers topics from Jobs’ childhood to his final few months before passing away earlier this month.