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How the Brilliance of Steve Jobs Killed Him

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The concise summary of the video is the life story of Steve Jobs, from his adoption and early interest in electronics to co-founding Apple, facing challenges, being ousted, and returning as CEO to create iconic products like the iPod and iPhone. Jobs' personal struggles, marriage to Laurene Powell, health issues, and eventual passing are highlighted, along with his impactful quotes emphasizing the importance of passion, intuition, and curiosity in work and life. Jobs' legacy as an innovative technology leader and his philosophical views on life and death continue to inspire.

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Steve Jobs' last words were 'Oh wow, oh wow, oh wow' reflecting his wonder-filled life.
03:17
Jobs was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs after being born to Abdulfattah al Jandali and Joanne Schieble.
Despite struggling in school due to boredom and bullying, Jobs showed early interest in electronics.
Jobs formed Apple with Steve Wozniak and approached Bill Hewlett for parts, leading to a summer internship at HP.
Jobs dropped out of college after one semester but credited his time at Reed College for his success in technology.
Steve Jobs' early influences and experiences that shaped the design of Apple products.
03:46
Jobs' interest in calligraphy during college played a role in the aesthetic design of Apple products.
Financial struggles, a strict diet, and an interest in Buddhism marked Jobs' college days.
Experimentation with psychedelics led to the name 'Apple' for the company.
Jobs and Wozniak's creation and sale of illegal blue boxes demonstrated their willingness to push technological boundaries.
Influence of Eastern spirituality on Steve Jobs and Apple's founding.
07:00
Steve Jobs co-founded Apple in 1976 with Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, starting in a garage.
The Apple 1 evolved into the Apple II, marking the start of the personal computing revolution.
Despite successes like the Macintosh, some Apple releases like the Apple III and Lisa were not hits.
Steve Jobs faced personal challenges, including denying paternity of his daughter Lisa, leading to strained relationships.
Steve Jobs' career after leaving Apple and returning as CEO.
11:19
Founded NeXT and sold Pixar to Disney for $7.4 billion.
NeXT's operating system contributed to the creation of MacOS.
Led the development of iconic products like the iMac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad.
Implemented the 'Think Different' advertising campaign to set Apple apart from competitors.
Steve Jobs' marriage to Laurene Powell and their family life.
14:16
Jobs' significant contributions to Apple's success, including the iPod and iPhone.
Jobs' health struggles due to the stress of running Apple and Pixar, leading to a rare form of pancreatic cancer diagnosis.
Jobs' initial refusal of surgery in favor of alternative treatments.
Jobs' eventual liver transplant in 2009.
Legacy of Steve Jobs at Apple.
17:04
Tim Cook took over as acting CEO of Apple after Steve Jobs resigned in August 2011, and continued until Jobs' passing in October 2011.
Steve Jobs valued doing what you love and not settling in work or life, emphasizing satisfaction through great work and following intuition and curiosity.
Jobs' legacy includes innovative contributions to technology and philosophical views on life and death.