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Steve Jobs : The Exclusive Biography -- Hardback
Steve Jobs : The Exclusive Biography -- Hardback
著者名 Isaacson, Walter
出版年月 : 2011/10
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9781408703748

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Drawn from more than forty exclusive interviews that Isaacson conducted with Jobs over the course of two years—as well as with family members, colleagues, rivals, friends, and adversaries—Steve Jobs is the definitive portrait of our era’s most creative and innovative business leader. Isaacson’s book spans Jobs’ entire life, the private and the public, covering exclusive details on his childhood, early influences of Buddhism, tales from inside his design studio, vision at Pixar, and innovative spirit at Apple.

Born in 1955 and a product of the late ‘60s San Francisco Bay-area, where flower power and computer processing intersected, young Jobs embraced a variety of experiences and contradictions: LSD, veganism, and meditation along with fascination for electronics and technology. He co-founded Apple as a 21-year-old in his parents’ garage, brought it to huge success, was ousted in 1985, and eventually returned in 1997. The one constant throughout his life was the drive to explore the intersection of art and technology. His artistic genius, volatile temperament and passionate vision led to the creation of revolutionary products that have changed the world. He played by his own set of rules in all facets of life.

When Jobs took over Apple for the second time in 1997, the company was seven weeks from bankruptcy, and he made it the most valuable company on earth. He not only produced transforming products but also “a lasting company, endowed with his DNA and filled with creative designers and daredevil engineers who could carry forward his vision”.

Although Jobs co-operated with this book, he asked for no control over what was written. He put nothing off-limits and encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. Isaacson captures his passions, perfectionism, demons, desires, artistry, devilry, and obsession to tell the most compelling story of the greatest business executive of our time.
内容情報
Review:
Times Literary Supplement December 30, 2011 No.5674
Table of Contents
 
Characters                                         xiii
Introduction: How This Book Came to Be             xvii
    Chapter One Childhood: Abandoned and Chosen    1   (20)
    Chapter Two Odd Couple: The Two Steves         21  (10)
    Chapter Three The Dropout: Turn On, Tune       31  (11)
    In...
    Chapter Four Atari and India: Zen and the      42  (14)
    Art of Game Design
    Chapter Five The Apple I: Turn On, Boot Up,    56  (15)
    Jack In...
    Chapter Six The Apple II: Dawn of a New Age    71  (15)
    Chapter Seven Chrisann and Lisa: He Who Is     86  (6)
    Abandoned...
    Chapter Eight Xerox and Lisa: Graphical        92  (10)
    User Interfaces
    Chapter Nine Going Public: A Man of Wealth     102 (6)
    and Fame
    Chapter Ten The Mac Is Born: You Say You       108 (9)
    Want a Revolution
    Chapter Eleven The Reality Distortion          117 (8)
    Field: Playing by His Own Set of Rules
    Chapter Twelve The Design: Real Artists        125 (10)
    Simplify
    Chapter Thirteen Building the Mac: The         135 (13)
    Journey Is the Reward
    Chapter Fourteen Enter Sculley: The Pepsi      148 (11)
    Challenge
    Chapter Fifteen The Launch: A Dent in the      159 (12)
    Universe
    Chapter Sixteen Gates and Jobs: When Orbits    171 (9)
    Intersect
    Chapter Seventeen Icarus: What Goes Up...      180 (31)
    Chapter Eighteen NeXT: Prometheus Unbound      211 (27)
    Chapter Nineteen Pixar: Technology Meets Art   238 (12)
    Chapter Twenty A Regular Guy: Love Is Just     250 (17)
    a Four-Letter Word
    Chapter Twenty-One Family Man: At Home with    267 (17)
    the Jobs Clan
    Chapter Twenty-Two Toy Story: Buzz and         284 (9)
    Woody to the Rescue
    Chapter Twenty-Three The Second Coming:        293 (12)
    What Rough Beast, Its Hour Come Round at
    Last...
    Chapter Twenty-Four The Restoration: The       305 (22)
    Loser Now Will Be Later to Win
    Chapter Twenty-Five Think Different: Jobs      327 (13)
    as iCEO
    Chapter Twenty-Six Design Principles: The      340 (8)
    Studio of Jobs and Ive
    Chapter Twenty-Seven The iMac: Hello (Again)   348 (10)
    Chapter Twenty-Eight CEO: Still Crazy after    358 (10)
    All These Years
    Chapter Twenty-Nine Apple Stores: Genius       368 (10)
    Bars and Siena Sandstone
    Chapter Thirty The Digital Hub: From iTunes    378 (16)
    to the iPod
    Chapter Thirty-One The iTunes Store: I'm       394 (17)
    the Pied Piper
    Chapter Thirty-Two Music Man: The Sound        411 (15)
    Track of His Life
    Chapter Thirty-Three Pixar's Friends: ...      426 (18)
    and Foes
    Chapter Thirty-Four Twenty-first-century       444 (8)
    Macs: Setting Apple Apart
    Chapter Thirty-Five Round One: Memento Mori    452 (13)
    Chapter Thirty-Six The iPhone: Three           465 (11)
    Revolutionary Products in One
    Chapter Thirty-Seven Round Two: The Cancer     476 (14)
    Recurs
    Chapter Thirty-Eight The iPad: Into the        490 (21)
    Post-PC Era
    Chapter Thirty-Nine New Battles: And Echoes    511 (14)
    of Old Ones
    Chapter Forty To Infinity: The Cloud, the      525 (13)
    Spaceship, and Beyond
    Chapter Forty-One Round Three: The Twilight    538 (22)
    Struggle
    Chapter Forty-Two Legacy: The Brightest        560 (13)
    Heaven of Invention
Acknowledgments                                    573 (2)
Sources                                            575 (4)
Notes                                              579 (20)
Index                                              599
 

From bestselling author Walter Isaacson comes the landmark biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members, key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.GH GI GM GS GY HM IM IN IO IQ JE JM JO KE KI KN KW KY LC LK LS MM MS MT MU MW NA NF NG NP NR NU PG PK PN SB SC SD SH SL SO SZ TC TK TO TT TV TZ UG VC VG VU WS YE ZM ZWCF CG CH CI CL CM CN CO CR CU CV CZ DE DJ DK DO DZ EC EE EG EH ER ES ET FI FO FR GA GE GF GL GN GP GQ GR GT GW HK HN HR HT HU ID IL IR IS IT JP KG KH KM KP KR KZ LA LB LI LR LT LU LV LY MA MC MD ME MF MG MK ML MN MO MQ MR MV MX MY MZ NC NE NI NL NO OM PA PE PF PL PM PS PT PW PY QA RE RO RS RU RW SA SE SG SI SJ SK SM SN SR ST SV SY TD TF TG TH TJ TL TM TN TR TW UA UY UZ VA VE VN WF YT BQ CW SXand concepts Part 3 Books of original entry 14 Value added tax (VAT) 15 Business documentation 16 Division of the ledger: sales day book and sales ledger including VAT 17 Purchases day book and purchases ledger including VAT 18 Sales returns day book and purchases returns day book 19 Analytical day books 20 Business banking 21 Cash books 22 Petty cash and the imprest system 23 Bank reconciliation statements 24 The journal 25 Control accounts Part 4 Adjustments to financial statements 26 Depreciation of non-current assets 27 Double entry records for depreciation and the disposal of assets 28 Bad debts and allowances for doubtful debts 29 Accruals, prepayments and other adjustments for financial statements 30 Extended trial balance 31 Inventory valuation 32 Errors not affecting trial balance agreement 33 Suspense accounts and errors Part 5 Financial statements of other organisations 34 Single entry and incomplete records 35 Accounting for non-profit making organisations 36 Partnership accounts 37 Limited company accounts 38 Manufacturing accounts 39 Analysis and interpretation of financial statements Part 6 Associated accounting topics 40 Computers and accounting systems 41 Ethics: getting it right as a professional Appendices A Glossary of accounting terms B Model layouts for financial statements and worksheets C Multiple-choice questions D Answers to multiple-choice questions E Answers to exercises Index
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