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Upcoming Steve Jobs book promises ‘sensational’ new stories

Walter Isaacson’s 2011 Steve Jobs biography left much to be desired. For a person as mercurial, intelligent, inspirational, and influential as Jobs was, many anticipated that the biography would provide a never before seen glimpse into the man responsible for some of the greatest technological innovations of our time. Show More Summary

New Steve Jobs biography promises 'sensational' untold stories

Thought Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs was the definitive tell-all about Apple's former CEO? Well, think different. Due out March 24, Becoming Steve Jobs promises an unprecedented look at Jobs, drawn from interviews with former colleagues,...Show More Summary

‘Becoming Steve Jobs’ bio promises to set the record straight with Apple’s blessing

A new book about Steve Jobs is coming later this month, and it’s the first look at the late Apple co-founder that the company has aided in making since Walter Isaacson’s biography. Becoming Steve Jobs is written by Brent Schlender … Read more ›

Walter Isaacson On The Value Of ‘The Imitation Game’ – Guest Column

Walter Isaacson is the former chairman of CNN and onetime managing editor of Time magazine. He also is an author and knows a thing or two about game-changing subjects like The Imitation Game‘s Alan Turing, having penned the Steve Jobs biography that is becoming a movie written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle. Show More Summary

Sorkin’s long-awaited Steve Jobs biopic due in theaters October 9th

With filming of the Aaron Sorkin-written Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s official biography kicking off in recent days, Universal Pictures has shared an official release date for the film. According to CNBC, the film’s studio says the Jobs film will be released in theaters later this year on October 9th, 2015. The film will […]

Photos from Steve Jobs biopic featuring Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

The movie based on Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson after its initial hurdles is now under production since this January. The biopic features Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs and Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak. Photos of both the actors has surfaced online while a scene was being filmed at the Flint Center in Cupertino. Show More Summary

First Photos of Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs Surface

The Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography began filming in January, and the first images of Michael Fassbender and Seth Rogen as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak have surfaced (via The Daily Mail). The two actors...Show More Summary

Troubled Steve Jobs movie starts filming at last

Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography (aka the new one that doesn't star Ashton Kutcher) has been fraught with difficulties, but by the looks of it, filming has finally begun. Last Friday, CNET caught a glimpse of the fi...

REPORT: Apple Might Be About To Introduce A Stylus

"As soon as you have a stylus, you're dead, "Steve Jobs once told his biographer Walter Isaacson. The Apple founder famously hated the touchscreen writing tools, totally eschewing them when he launched the iPad. But five years later,...Show More Summary

Walter Isaacson on The Imitation Game and Making Alan Turing Famous

In the latest installment of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, Walter Isaacson—author of The Innovators—discusses why he wanted to make Alan Turing famous. The post Walter Isaacson on The Imitation Game and Making Alan Turing Famous appeared first on WIRED.

Lessons From The Digital Revolution

Reviewing Walter Isaacson’s The Innovators, James Surowiecki notices an important one – we shouldn’t romanticize the role of lone geniuses: That may sound odd, since the story of invention is usually told as a story of great inventors. But as Isaacson reveals, the true engine of innovation is collaboration. The pairing of a creative visionary […]

Thursday links: human nature

Holiday book alert. Walter Isaacson writing at The Atlantic recommends Steve Johnson’s How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the...

Monday links: good samples

Holiday book alert: The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson received multiple recommendations...

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What’s Happening — Inside Media: NYT Magazine’s Mark Leibovich at the Newseum, 2:30 p.m. — Walter Isaacson Discussion with Leon Wieseltier at Kesher Isreal, Sunday at 7 p.m. The Revolving Door Know someone starting or leaving a job?Show More Summary

Both David Fincher and Walter Isaacson love Steve Jobs script

Aaron Sorkin’s attempt to make Steve Jobs light up the big screen has been filled with disaster thanks to a rash of casting dropouts and production hold ups, but all the problems the movie’s facing can’t be blamed on Sorkin’s … Read more ›

Leaked Sony Emails Trash Angelina Jolie

There's quite a bit of drama swirling around the Sony Pictures version of a Steve Jobs biopic (the one based on Walter Isaacson's book with a possible screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, not the one starring Ashton Kutcher ), and some of the recently-leaked Sony emails reveal quite a bit of...

Leaked e-mails show Sony botching its Steve Jobs movie

For years, Sony Pictures has promised to make a movie about former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs based on Walter Isaacson's 2011 biography. But last month, Universal announced it had picked up the Aaron Sorkin-penned movie. We scratched our heads and moved on -- then the hack of Sony Pictures exposed exactly how the picture went from […]

Leaked document reveals DiCaprio's importance as Steve Jobs to Sony

Leaked documents from the Sony Pictures hack reveal why the studio had pulled out from producing the Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography. According to the leak of Sony's internal forecast of the film, the studio projected...Show More Summary

Now We Know Why Sony Gave Up On The Steve Jobs Biopic

Thanks to the huge Sony Pictures hack, we now have a good idea why the company passed on a Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the Apple cofounder. Sony's revenue projections for the movie fell by 25% after Leonardo DiCaprio declined the lead role, according to Fusion's Kevin Roose. Show More Summary

Natalie Portman reportedly passes on Steve Jobs biopic

It is now being reported that actress Natalie Portman will not be playing the female lead in the Steve Jobs biopic. The movie, based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the late Apple co-founder, is said to still be on track for its spring production date. Show More Summary

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