Jobs, the Movie, Struggles With Jobs, the Man

The tension between the tyrant and the visionary

I have the extremely dubious distinction of once having kept Steve Jobs waiting for 15 minutes. I had an appointment with him at Apple headquarters, but somehow--I still don't know how--I got lost on the way. When I think about that day now, I find myself--after I'm through cringing with shame--wondering where the hell my iPhone was. But of course it hadn't been released yet. It was 2006, and Jobs was going to show me the first one.

Jobs, as it happened, could not have been more gracious about it, either because he genuinely didn't care or because it didn't suit...

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