Articles tagged steve jobs

A Symphony in Three Parts: Breaking Down the ‘Steve Jobs’ Score with Composer Daniel Pemberton

The composer for the new Danny Boyle/Aaron Sorkin collaboration Steve Jobs offers a rundown of what it took to put his complex score together for the film.

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‘Steve Jobs’ Is Really the Story of a Father and Daughter

In Danny Boyle's film, Steve Jobs sees himself in his daughter Lisa, yet he can't fathom the damage he embodies or the crises he creates in that relationship -- or the imagination he so profoundly lacks.

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‘Steve Jobs’ Doesn’t Understand Steve Jobs

Aaron Sorkin’s aggressively stagey and strangely bullying biopic fails to comprehend either its subject’s cruelty or genius.

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Aaron Sorkin Brings His Familiar Rapid, Brainy Dialogue to ‘Steve Jobs’

The movie has familiar Sorkinisms — rapid, brainy dialogue, a ticking clock, behind-the-scenes maneuverings — but is the writer’s most structurally daring film script.

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Jobs and His iPhone Are Ideal Objects for Study in ‘Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine’

As it investigates the contradictions Steve Jobs embodied, this film also contemplates how Jobs and Apple continue to transform the "whole planet".

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‘Steve Jobs’ Is Smart, Energetic, Compelling, Just Like the Man

Compelling subject. Fast-paced, exhilarating dialogue. Focused direction that maintains an almost ruthless pace.

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Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin Team Up to Tell the Tale of Steve Jobs

Not but two years after the Jobs biopic, director Danny Boyle and writer Aaron Sorkin take up the task of depicting the innovator's life, with Michael Fassbender stepping into the Apple guru's shoes.

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Who Made the Machines That Remade the World?

Walter Isaacson's The Innovators explores the history of the digital age as told through the intertwined lives of the men and women who created it.

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‘Casebook’ Is an Engrossing Example of the Coming of Age Novel

Mona Simpson’s novels, always sensitive and complex, have only become more so with time, acquiring the depth only a seasoned writer can proffer.

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‘Jobs’ Is Merely Steve Jobs Lite

Beyond reimagining the universe or how forces in it might work, Jobs sorted out how minds work, how to sell to consumers, how to manipulate and bully and instill belief.

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19 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

Geniuses Are People, Too

Creative geniuses don’t succeed despite their flaws, they succeed because they are flawed.

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Apple co-founder and Silicon Valley pioneer Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, who sparked a revolution in the technology industry and then presided over it as Silicon Valley’s radiant Sun King, died Wednesday. The

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West Coast Sound: Is Disney Victim to the “Decision Illusion”?

Is Disney's decision to let go of its subsidiary Marvel's entire West Coast marketing team a sound one? The question is certainly nowhere near as interesting as what this decision signals about the entertainment industry as a whole.

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iPhone 4: Wherein Science Fiction Once Again Becomes Sad Fact

Aside from lightsabers, proton packs, warp drive and teleportation, many of my favorite sci-fi gadgets have become a reality. The latest: iPhone 4.

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Jobs makes surprise appearance at Apple event; video camera for iPod nano

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Steve Jobs’ appearance marked the only real surprise at Apple’s press event Wednesday in San Francisco, an otherwise low-key affair in

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25 Jun 2008 // 4:25 AM

Could old Macs be left behind by new operating system?

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Apple’s Leopard operating system isn’t even a year old, but its offspring, Snow Leopard, is already preparing to prowl.

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10 Jun 2008 // 2:32 AM

Apple upgrades iPhone to 2.0 and adds a new 3G model

Now there’s iPhone 2.0, a much upgraded version of the trendy smartphone from Apple that forever changed the way mobile devices communicate when it was

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14 Jan 2008 // 2:27 AM

As one of Silicon Valley’s most innovative companies, Apple has created a virtual industry around making consumers guess what its next move will be.

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5 Jul 2007 // 2:05 AM

Can Apple survive without Steve Jobs?

SAN FRANCISCO—In the world of technology, the words “Apple” and “innovation” have become practically synonymous. In one area, however, the maker of personal computers

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20 Jun 2007 // 3:57 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Even for Apple, which has thrived on taking risks, the iPhone represents an audacious bet - possibly its biggest ever. When

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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