The book didn't glorified his life or narrate his life as some kind of miracle. Instead, the author carefully dissected Steve's personality and related it back to the achievement he have got. The zen training and fasting he did as a teenager shaped his aesthetic based on minimalism. It also encourages his pursuit towards the perfect product . I vividly remember the design discussion of the first iphone between him and Jony Ive mentioned in the book, how he insisted a round edged screen would be much better. It is some decision won't be considered in a normal company but it also makes his product unique and irreplacable.
He is not only a great designer, but also a man with vision, he brought xerox graphic user interface into PC and become Macintosh, he brought Sony's idea of putting thousands of song into a small device to reality, he got rid of the screen of the ipod and become ipod shuffle. He got rid of the keypad on the phone even the blackberry was prevailing at that time. He did those leap of innovation. " People doesn't know what they need until you show it to them".
I really like this book and I think it is a must read for designers out there.
testo non leggerissimo ma ricco di contenuti e linee guida
Steve Jobs was one seriously complicated dude. Fascinating and inspiring life despite being a pretty big jerk most of the time.
il punteggio lo merita l'uomo Jobs: nonostante il suo carattere, l'approccio verso il prossimo e le sue fissazioni, ha cambiato il mondo della tecnologia. Il libro poi, secondo me, era un po' troppo lungo