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Four Key Lessons to Apple’s Success, According to Apple VP Greg Joswiak

Nov 19, 2011 - 7 Comments
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Greg Joswiak is a Vice President of Marketing at Apple who focuses on promoting the iOS lineup. After working at Apple for 20 years, he has come up with four lessons that can help explain Apple’s incredible success. Shared at a recent speech in Cambridge, they are quoted below from Wall Street Journal: Focus—”It means … Read More

Steve Jobs was Asked by Creator of LSD to Help Promote Therapeutic Uses of the Drug

Nov 16, 2011 - 9 Comments
Steve Jobs, LSD, and Albert Hoffman

The late Steve Jobs has always been unapologetic about his usage of LSD, openly proclaiming his experiences with the drug were some of the “most important things I have done in my life” and even criticizing Bill Gates for not indulging in the substance. Those statements didn’t go unnoticed by Albert Hofman, the man who … Read More

Rare 50 Minute Interview with Steve Jobs from 1990 [Video]

Nov 5, 2011 - 7 Comments
Steve Jobs in 1990

PBS/NOVA and WGBH Boston have posted a full 50 minute unedited interview with Steve Jobs from the TV miniseries “Machine That Changed The World”. The clip is from 1990 and demonstrates Steve Jobs’ remarkable visionary thinking, covering a wide variety of topics and technologies well before they became parts of our daily lives (keep in … Read More

Steve Jobs Interview from 1995 [Video]

Nov 1, 2011 - 5 Comments
Steve Jobs at NeXT

Computerworld has released their full archival footage of a 1995 interview conducted with Steve Jobs for a historical project. The video is about 75 minutes long and covers a wide variety of topics, from his childhood in the Silicon Valley, to the early years of Apple, NeXT, Pixar, thoughts on the internet, startups and entrepreneurship, … Read More

Steve Jobs’ Final Words Revealed by His Sister, Mona Simpson, in a Moving Eulogy

Oct 30, 2011 - 7 Comments
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Mona Simpson, an author and the biological sister of Steve Jobs, wrote a wonderful eulogy to Steve that was delivered on October 16th at a private memorial service. I want to tell you a few things I learned from Steve, during three distinct periods, over the 27 years I knew him. They’re not periods of … Read More

“Steve Jobs – One Last Thing” Documentary to Air on PBS November 2nd

Oct 26, 2011 - 3 Comments
Steve Jobs PBS Documentary

Fire up your DVR and get ready for some couch potato action next week, a documentary about Steve Jobs titled “One Last Thing” will air on PBS this November 2nd at 10:00 PM. The film is said to be an hour long, and will include interviews with Jobs himself, as well as his colleagues and … Read More

Charlie Rose Interviews Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs & the Biography

Oct 26, 2011 - 1 Comment
Walter Isaacson

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

A Celebration of Steve’s Life (Video)

Oct 23, 2011 - 1 Comment
Apple campus during the Steve Jobs life celebration event

Apple has posted the full video of the Steve Jobs memorial event, held on October 19, 2011 at the Cupertino California campus of Apple. The celebration featured a variety of prominent speakers, including Tim Cook, Bill Campbell, Jony Ive, and Al Gore, as well as several prominent musicians. It’s 81 minutes long and well worth … Read More

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

Oct 23, 2011 - 9 Comments
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

A Real Apple TV Coming? Steve Jobs Imagined a Television Synced to iCloud

Oct 22, 2011 - 5 Comments
Apple TV

In what seems to be a never-ending series of revelations from the Steve Jobs biography, the man apparently revealed to his biographer Walter Isaacson that he had “cracked” the TV, perhaps hinting that Apple may release an actual HDTV set in the future. This potential product bombshell was dropped by the Washington Post, who suggests … Read More

Why Apple is Called Apple

Oct 21, 2011 - 15 Comments
Rainbow Apple logo

Who named Apple? Steve Jobs of course! The story behind the naming of the company has been revealed in Steve Jobs’ official biography by Walter Isaacson, and reflects Steve’s early vagabonding years when he ventured north from California and into the state of Oregon. According to excerpts from the WSJ and AP, after some time … Read More

Steve Jobs Refused Early Cancer Treatment, Regretted Alternative Therapies

Oct 20, 2011 - 23 Comments

Steve Jobs official biographer Walter Isaacson told 60 minutes that Mr Jobs refused early cancer treatment and later regretted his decision to try alternative therapies: Apple CEO Steve Jobs refused to allow surgeons to perform what could have been life-saving surgery on his pancreatic cancer, says his biographer Walter Isaacson. In one of his deepest … Read More

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