In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

Summary: Apple CEO Steve Jobs describes meeting his biological father on 60 Minutes.

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In one of the many revelations about the complex life and personality of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, biographer Walter Isaacson says that Jobs - who was adopted - unknowingly met his biological father.

These are parts of a series of videos we'll be highlighting. Watch "60 Minutes" on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. Isaacson's biography "Steve Jobs" is published by Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS, which owns ZDNet.

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  • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

    Truth is stranger than fiction.
    SgtSpork
    • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

      @SgtSpork Great one
      Juliety
  • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

    I wonder if they'll include an interview w/ Jobs' illegitimate daughter that he denied for years as part of their series?
    UrNotPayingAttention
    • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

      @chmod 777
      Yeah maybe they'll include a lot of bad things Jobs did over the course of his life. Maybe they'll do a retrospective on all the times he parked in a handicapped spot too. Or when he brought 15 items into the 10 items or less aisle. Start your Tivo's haters...
      Tigertank
      • Was it you?

        The denied one? Or are you just tossing out hate, because speaking ill of the dead is who you are?
        ego.sum.stig
  • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

    it`s very weird
    msorena
  • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

    http://linkasa.com/kh3
    fdhretw
  • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

    Jobs was. Woz is.
    attoman
    • Like Woz... Always have. Still beyond the Apple II what has Woz done?

      @attoman ... Not saying the Apple II was a small thing for in it's time it was huge and for the very most part that's on Woz. Yet Steve saved Apple. Made Pixar and over saw the development of some of techs most elegant and finished products with an eye for detail that few have shown in the tech industry a true tech craftsman. So yeah Woz is a great guy, an engineer extrodinare to be certain but like all engineers HS talents while focused are not in vision and imagination. That was pretty much all Steve Jobs:)

      Pagan jim
      James Quinn
  • RE: In Jobs own words on 60 Minutes: Meeting his biological father (video)

    I would like to see the transcript from the trial or deposition in which Jobs denies paternity of his daughter by lying about his own ability to father a child.

    Legal evidence can be flawed but its better then the propaganda spewed out by Apple and its detractors.

    If it is true that Jobs refused his child, and refused to support his child and love his child then that truly and for all time is who he is at the core.

    A very accomplished marketeer Jobs despite the repeated crackpotophony from the barely literate never invented anything of consequence, nor has Apple. Most people simply don't understand the difference between a product design and an invention.

    The transistor, powered and controlled flight were basic inventions, and the smartphone was an important but not basic invention(composed really of pre-existing components simply made small enough to be combined into a compact package-it is more then anything else the combination of ergonomic controls with a compact small personal computer) and not specific products. Jobs used all three but had nothing whatsoever to do with their invention. That Jobs and Apple decided to make a smartphone many years after the smartphone invention in no way makes him the or even an inventor of the smartphone no matter how popular the iPhone.
    attoman
    • Making the "better" mouse trap is no easy thing

      @attoman... After all I've yet to hear about your making something better have i? Are you some unknown and bitter engineer who is good with mechanics but lacks the vision and imagination of a Steve Jobs to see what could be and the strength of will to insist upon it? Steve Jobs never claimed he was an engineer but those engineers who he supervised did not have what Steve had in spades and would not have created the products that Apple ended up providing to the public under ANY other person.

      As for his daughter well I don't know and I think you do not either. So Steve Jobs did eventually relent and saw to her well being even named a computer after her and it was a cool computer still is... Cause it's an Apple and they make cool stuff. I think she's doing well and won't have to worry about money nor her children and likely grandchildren. Wish Steve Jobs had been my dad... I got a much worse hand dealt to me and trust me far worse things can happen than having a very rich man deny you only to relent and lavish many millions on one:) SO HORRIBLE... EMOTIONALLY SCARRED I BE!!!! Um NOT:)

      Pagan jim
      James Quinn