Steve Jobs

"And much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on," Steve Jobs once said about his coming of age. The news of his death has touched many of us who benefited from that curiosity and intuition for so long. As we remember his astonishing life of innovation, we look forward to Walter Isaacson's new biography of the man whose vision transformed the way we connect to the world, to each other, and to our selves.

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