Enjoyed the behind the scenes look at Steve Jobs and Apple. Not sure I would have liked to work for him but he sure was a very interesting, innovative individual. The world sure would be different without him.
This is one of the better audiobooks I've listened to.
Dylan Baker was fabulous. He consistently captured the flavor of Isaacson's words and his meaning with his inflection and reading style.
This really gives an intimate look into Jobs and Apple. Author comes off really authentic! Really enjoyed it!
Maybe. If they owned an Apple product , or were thinking of purchasing one.
Given that it is an unabridged reading, I'm not certain the narrator could have any more than he did.
Yes. Watch more carefully how I voice my opinions, and keep in mind other people have feelings also.
The book is , I think, overly long. I have never owned , or , really, cared to own , an Apple product. I don't quite understand the hoopla surrounding Jobs, or Apples products. Still don't. I thought listening to this book, might inspire me to purchase an Apple product. If anything, it ensures I won't.
I'm the type that likes to work on things, learn how they are put together, and why. I like customizing things, adding to , and updating them. Or, if they are not suitable for me, getting rid of them.
The high cost of Apple products, and the contempt Jobs had for his customers, argues against purchasing them.
While I like Jobs passion for making his products intuitive, i.e. easy to use , I don't like much else.
The method Jobs used to motivate people, while it worked for him, sucks,to use his own words.
As for him saving the music business, I find that unbelievable.
Oh,one more thing. I own Kodak cameras. They take movies,in the MOV format. Try burning them onto a disc, and getting a DVD player to play them.
This is the very best I've had. i purchased the full version, 25 hours. I can't put it down.
We're about to enter a brand new era. I'm so excited I can hardly sleep. Having a 25 hour history lesson on the most successful corporation on our planet is probably the smartest thing I could possibly do.i'm a couple years older than Steve Jobs was but I still remember a lot of the stories.Jobs is a hero to me as are Janis Joplin, Jimmy Hendrix, and Joni Mitchell.I was involved in the software industry since the 1970's. Knowing paradigms are being broken and new discoveries are in front of me is absolutely thrilling.
his voice and inflection is great.
The Visionary Antagonist or Visionary Messiah.
PLEASE send me to Wozniak. I'm disabled and want somebody provide assistance inventing wireless products to monitor my wheelchair battery, charging status, etc. There are so many things to be invented for disabled and I need help getting this stuff going.i wear a Bionic leg implant and the manufacturer has used $56 Million of investor funds without a single production item. The technology to bring that device to the marketplace is here... I WEAR IT. and during the clinical trial I left my wheelchair and walked 10m in 15 seconds.
Will some one please refer me?
This is a great book. Isaacson researched well, writes well, and explains everything. It was hard to stop listening and I was disappointed when it ended.
The narration isn't very good. No attention is paid to tone and the quantity and quality of mispronunciations is embarrassing. At this level, it's more the fault of the producer and editor, but it still makes for a distracting experience.
I really enjoyed this book! I did not read it all at once due to the length of it. Although Steve Jobs had his quirks, he was brilliant!
He did change the world in his own way in his short lifetime!
Not by this reader.
This reader sounds like he's reading The Ugly Duckling to a circle of four-year-olds. If you like being treated like a child at story time this is for you. I'm 45 minutes into the book and I can't stand any more of it. If Audible will find another narrator (Please!) I will be happy to try it again.
This book presents a down-to-earth view of Steve Jobs. We learn about his mercurial nature, his lack of compassion for others, and his seemingly impossible demands. On the plus side, he loved his family and friends, and tried to bring out the best in himself and others. At times, he seems to be an arrogant egomaniac. At other times, he seems emotional and sensitive. He was a complicated person, as many of us are. I was relieved to see that he was not presented as a god, but as a normal human being. He was truly a visionary.
Yes, when he booked the hotel for his and Laurene's 20th anniversary.
Genius, infuriating, driven!
There are so many interesting facts. I just couldn't stop telling my friends the stuff I learned about Steve in this book.