10 Must-Read Biographies For A Techie

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 31 May 2013, 13:25 Hrs
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Bangalore: Starting a venture from the grass-root level can be stressful and all-consuming. To motivate yourself and generate creativity, there is nothing better than the advices of maestros, who have conquered the fields of technology, fashion, retail and more.

These men and women have strived a lot and lived to tell the tale. Read on to find the inspiring stories in their trials and triumphs through their biographies.

#10 Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson, 2011

Inspirational Quote: “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." - Steve Jobs

The groundwork for revolutionary innovation in technology started in the 1970s when Steve Jobs’ started to work on electronics in the family garage. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs’ conducted over two years as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends and colleagues; Walter Isaacson has written a fascinating story including life and intense personality of Jobs’ whose passion and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries from personal computers, animated films, music, phones, tablet computing and digital publishing.

While majority were interested from personal computers to animated films, listen and purchase music, use phones and read books, Jobs focused on developing those technologies on how we communicate, entertain and live.

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