Keen On... Walter Isaacson: No, Steve Jobs Wasn't A Tweaker (TCTV)

12/15/2011 10:39 am ET | Updated Feb 14, 2012
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Who, exactly, was Steve Jobs? Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs has sparked an intriguing debate about the identity of the real Jobs. According to The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell, Isaacson's biography proved that Jobs was a "tweaker" - somebody who took other people's ideas and perfected them. But Apple watchers like Daring Fireball's John Gruber strongly disagreed, arguing that Jobs was anything but a tweaker and taking Isaacson to task for not telling us what Jobs "actually did" and who he was.

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