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In the eulogies that followed Jobs’s death, last month, he was repeatedly referred to as a large-scale visionary and inventor.
But Isaacson’s biography suggests that he was much more of a tweaker.
But they took twice as long to complete a washing cycle. As Jobs explained, “We spent some time in our family talking about what’s the trade-off we want to make.
We ended up talking a lot about design, but also about the values of our family.
He sits in a restaurant and sends his food back three times.
He arrives at his hotel suite in New York for press interviews and decides, at 10 , that the piano needs to be repositioned, the strawberries are inadequate, and the flowers are all wrong: he wanted calla lilies. He insisted that the machinery on the 165-foot assembly line be configured to move the circuit boards from right to left as they got built, so that the process would look better to visitors who watched from the viewing gallery.”Isaacson begins with Jobs’s humble origins in Silicon Valley, the early triumph at Apple, and the humiliating ouster from the firm he created. Britain had plentiful supplies of coal, for instance. It had relatively high labor costs, which encouraged the search for labor-saving innovations.
In today's technology-driven world, "innovation" has become a basic expectation.