Once again welcome to the 3rd part of I love you Steve. In this post I am sharing the introduction of the First 10 chapters of the book “Steve Jobs – An Autobiography” by Walter Isaacson. Happy Reading Friends. Before that Welcome to APPLE INC
The book totally contains 42 chapters but before that it has a long long list of all the Characters in the book which I shall not be discussing it now as you will definitely get confused on a long run.
Let me tell you briefly about all the chapters so that you know what’s so special about this book
Introduction: How this book came to be???
Was it Walter who went to Steve for writing this or was it Steve’s desperate wish that he wanted to fulfill it before his death??? You will explore all these questions in this chapter
Childhood: Abandoned and Chosen
Joanne Carole Schieble and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali
They are Steve Jobs biological parents…
What happened to them that they had to cast away Steve from their lives? How he was chosen by his current parents…all these things you can read it in this Chapter
Odd Couple: The 2 Steve’s
Recognize this man???
If No then you must go thru this Chapter…He is Mr. Steve Wozniak who served as a comrade in Steve’s Apple Saga. The duo of Steve created something which the IT industry was perplexed.
The Dropout: Turn on, Tune in
What’s common between Steve and Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg????????
Yes that’s right The DROPOUT factor. Is being a dropout an X factor or is that an essential element for one’s success in this fast thriving competitive world?
Atari and India: Zen and the art of Game Design
He is one of the few lucky souls on this planet …..you know why?
Because he hired STEVE JOBS in his company…Most of the Apple Culture is derived from ATARI whose founder was Nolan Bushnell.
Can you imagine why Steve Jobs came to India? He came to meet this baba…
But then why didn’t he invest much in India?
All these can be seen in this Chapter
The Apple I: Turn On, Boot Up, Jack In . . .
This is what we call the product of Devils Workshop…The mighty Czar of IT industry set sail for a major voyage…and this was just the beginning…yes Apple is born
The Apple II: Dawn of a New Age
Does Steve Stink??? How much did he score on personal hygiene and how he evolved as a gentleman…Entrance of Mike Markulla who came at a time when apple needed funding and managerial support…. Also you will read about Apple II in this chapter
Chrisann and Lisa: He Who Is Abandoned. .
Did Local Integrated Software Architecture meant == Daughter LISA?? Or was it really the techie coincidence? Why was he so cold on his Girlfriend and denied that he was not the reason for his daughter Lisa??? Enter another face of Steve…
Xerox and Lisa: Graphical User Interfaces
Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal- How far is this true? And Ethical? Would you dare to steal like Steve and pat your back saying “Yes I love being a Pirate”
Going Public: A Man of Wealth and Fame
Man going rich…and that too at 26 years and expecting $600 million business in the same year….Seems like some Movie isn’t it? Read this Chapter to see how he got thru all the obstacles to achieve this…
The Mac Is Born: You Say You Want a Revolution
Enter the World’s first amazing PC with Mouse and GUI…A revolution has begun and so is the Reality Distortion Field around everyone beside Steve.