Review: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (2011)

Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs is written for idiots.

See the rest of the review at my new book blog: Mike Cane Reads.



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4 responses to “Review: Steve Jobs

  1. Rick Friedlander

    I dunno- I’m reading it right now and kind of enjoying it. Isaacson is a business reporter from the WSJ not a tech kind of guy. Jobs was a businessman if you ask me, not an engineer. This is just a lightweight chronicle of Job’s life which does read like a long magazine article- kind of like a cheese-and-crackers lazy afternoon’s read. Personally I am not of the mind that he was a genius- more a pop star if you ask me. By the way are you an Ayn Rand fan?

  2. Rick Friedlander

    Oh, and by the way monopolies don’t fail- they run every country in the world and have since 2000 bc. Just look aat Japan or China with dynasties lasting (in the case of Japan thru 2500 years)

    • mikecane

      They had armies. Corporate monopolies generally don’t have that kind of power. Coke can’t come breaking into your home and kill you for drinking Pepsi. At least not yet.

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