Steve Jobs

Author: Sophie Washburne,Barbara Sheen

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1534560319

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 106

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Steve Jobs is a controversial figure who is regarded with awe by some and disgust by others, but he inarguably changed the faces of technology and entertainment with his involvement in Apple and Pixar. This volume presents both sides of the debate, citing Jobs’s proponents and detractors, allowing readers to come to their own conclusions about his actions. Detailed sidebars, a fact-filled timeline, and full-color photographs augment the engaging discussion.

Steve Jobs

Author: Patricia Lakin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481435310

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 6723

This must-read biography of Steve Jobs provides an “absorbing, detailed account of Apple’s first heady days” (School Library Journal) and beyond, and is specially written for a younger audience. Visionary. Pioneer. Little terror. Entrepreneur. Inventor. College dropout. Creative genius. These are just a few of the words used to describe the late Steve Jobs, cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. In this comprehensive biography for middle grade readers, discover the story of the “Thomas Edison of our time.” Originally published in 2012, this revised edition includes eight pages of photos as well as a timeline and index.

Steve Jobs: A Biographic Portrait

Author: Kevin Lynch

Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA

ISBN: 1781318700

Category: Computers

Page: 275

View: 4254

This is a stunning visual guide to the life and works of entrepreneur Steve Jobs. Easily one of the most influential innovators of the twenty-first century, Steve Jobs has fundamentally shaped the way in which we communicate and, even more broadly, live our lives. In this information-packed graphic biography, Steve Jobs’ remarkable talent and genius are explored through bold design and original graphics. Kevin Lynch explores Jobs' journey from savvy salesman, to his rivalry and market competition with Bill Gates, and his shift towards radical innovations in later life. This technological innovator led a fascinating, astounding and ultimately too short life, that irreversibly impacted how we communicate. Steve Jobs is a visual celebration and comprehensive study of ‘The Maverick’ and his work; and a must-have for any fan of Apple products.

Biography of Steve Jobs

Author: Mahesh Sharma

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 147

View: 9910

Ometimes, when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” These words are of Steve Paul jobs, who revolutionized the world through computer technology. One of the co-founders of Apple, he took the industry towards new heights and changed the computing industry. Right from the beginning he had a passion for electronics and was mostly engrossed in making small gadgets in the garage. With his friend Wozniak he launched Apple and made computers a common word in the world. It is due to his untiring efforts that the world has come closer and people are connected with each other. This book is the story of an extraordinary genius Steve Jobs whose innovative acumen has made the computers and other electronic gadgets available to common man.

Becoming Steve Jobs

Author: Brent Schlender,Rick Tetzeli

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444762001

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

View: 2485

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - with a new foreword by Silicon Valley legend Marc Andreessen. 'For my money, a better book about Jobs than Walter Isaacson's biography' New Yorker 'A fascinating reinterpretation of the Steve Jobs story' Sunday Times We all think we know who Steve Jobs was, what made him tick, and what made him succeed. Yet the single most important question about him has never been answered. The young, impulsive, egotistical genius was ousted in the mid-80s from the company he founded, exiled from his own kingdom and cast into the wilderness. Yet he returned a decade later to transform the ailing Apple into the most successful company the world had ever seen. How did this reckless upstart transform himself into a visionary business leader? The first comprehensive study of Jobs' career following his dismissal from Apple, written with unparalleled access and insight, BECOMING STEVE JOBS offers a startling new portrait of the most important business figure in modern history. The most intimate biography yet of Jobs, written by the journalist who knew him better than any other, BECOMING STEVE JOBS draws on recently discovered interviews that have never before seen the light of day, and answers for the first time the most pressing questions about what made this legendary business leader such a success.

Steve Jobs

Author: Christine Honders

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1622759214

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 34

View: 6729

Apple is a famous brand name, and the imagination and forward thinking behind its success owes a large debt to Steve Jobs. This informational biography offers insight into the life of Steve Jobs, beginning with his early curiosity about electronics and moving through his various innovations to his state-of-the-art technologies like iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers. Readers will learn about his rise to fame in the world of computers and technology, but this book also covers some of his less successful projects. Many readers will be inspired by Jobs's creativity and unwavering determination to develop exciting and striking, but easy-to-use, products.

Steve Jobs

Author: Nick Hunter

Publisher: Raintree

ISBN: 1474792545

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 2410

How has Apple Inc. come to dominate the technology industry? This book looks at the life of Steve Jobs, with a focus on how he became successful.

Steve Jobs: Apple iCon

Author: Scott Gillam

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1614788111

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 114

View: 7582

This title examines the remarkable life of Steve Jobs. Readers will learn about Jobs's family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work in the computer and technology industry. Jobs's many innovations, such as the first Apple computer, the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone, are discussed as well as his time working at NeXT Computer and Pixar. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a table of contents, timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Who Was Steve Jobs?

Author: Pam Pollack,Meg Belviso,Who HQ

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101577908

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 4066

Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biography, children will learn how his obsession with computers and technology at an early age led him to co-found and run Apple, in addition to turning Pixar into a ground-breaking animation studio. A college dropout, Jobs took unconventional steps in his path to success and inspired the best and the brightest to come with him and “change the world.”

Steve Jobs: A Biography

Author: Michael B. Becraft

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 161069497X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 247

View: 9434

This book provides extensive, comprehensive biographical information on one of technology's most important innovators—Steve Jobs. Provides detailed biographical information that benefits and appeals to a wide audience Includes not only praise for Jobs but criticism to offer a balanced portrait Incorporates information from Jobs's speeches and writings Includes charts and graphs related to home computing and Apple in comparison to competitors