List of artistic depictions of Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs (//; February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American pioneer of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s (along with engineer, inventor, and Apple Computer co-founder, Steve Wozniak). Shortly after his death, Jobs's official biographer, Walter Isaacson, described him as the "creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing."
- 2018: Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
- 2014: Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography by J. T. Owens
- 2013: The Bite in the Apple: A Memoir of My Life with Steve Jobs by Chrisann Brennan
- 2006: iWoz by Steve Wozniak
Biographies and histories
- 2015: Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
- 2015: Steve Jobs and Philosophy: For Those Who Think Different, edited by Shawn E. Klein
- 2014: Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Edwin Catmull of Pixar
- 2012: Steve Jobs: The man who thought different by Karen Blumenthal
- 2011: Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (the basis for the 2015 film, Steve Jobs by Danny Boyle)
- 2005: iCon: Steve Jobs by Jeffrey S. Young & William L. Simon.
- 2005: What the Dormouse Said: How the 60s Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry by John Markoff
- 2004: Revolution in the Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac was Made by Andy Hertzfeld
- 2000: The Second Coming of Steve Jobs by Alan Deutschman.
- 1994: Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer That Changed Everything by Steven Levy
- 1993: Steve Jobs & the NeXT Big Thing by Randall E. Stross
- 1992/1996: Accidental Empires by Robert X. Cringely (the basis for the 1996 PBS documentary, Triumph of the Nerds)
- 1988: Steve Jobs: The Journey Is the Reward by Jeffrey S. Young
- 1988: Accidental millionaire : the rise and fall of Steve Jobs at Apple Computer by Lee Butcher.
- 1984: Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer by Michael Swaine and Paul Frieberger (Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer, second edition, 2000 and Fire in the Valley: The Birth and Death of the Personal Computer, third edition, 2014; the basis for the 1999 film, Pirates of Silicon Valley by Martyn Burke).
- 1984: The Little Kingdom:The Private Story of Apple Computer by Michael Moritz (the first history of Apple Computer, updated and reissued as Return to the Little Kingdom: Steve Jobs and the Creation of Apple in 2009)
- 1984: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution by Steven Levy
- 2015: Steve Jobs: Insanely Great by Jessie Harland.
- 2012: The Zen of Steve Jobs by Caleb Melby with artwork by Jess3 that explores the relationship between Jobs and Kobun Chino Otogawa.
- 2012: Steve Jobs: Genius by Design a biographical graphic work by Jason Quinn (published by Campfire Graphic Novels)
- 2015: Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates: The Competition to Control the Personal Computer, 1974–1999: Original film from the National Geographic Channel for the American Genius series.
- 2015: Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, directed by Alex Gibney.
- 2012 (1995): Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview, directed by Paul Sen, written and narrated by Robert X. Cringely. The film includes the full 70-minute interview Jobs gave to Cringely for Triumph of the Nerds in 1995.
- 2011: Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy, a 2011 documentary TV film produced by BBC.
- 2011: Steve Jobs: One Last Thing, a documentary film produced by PBS. A slightly shortened and localized version of the show was broadcast in the United Kingdom the following day titled, Steve Jobs: iChanged the World – on Channel 4.
- 2011: iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World: a Discovery Channel documentary hosted by Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman.
- 2001: Golden Dreams: a short film about the history of California shown at Disney California Adventure Park. Jobs is portrayed by Mark Neveldine.
- 1996: Triumph of the Nerds: directed by Paul Sen, written and narrated by Robert X. Cringely. The film contains clips of interviews with Jobs conducted by Cringely in 1995.
- 1992: The Machine That Changed the World: Part 3 of this five-part documentary, called The Paperback Computer, prominently featured Jobs and his role in the early days of Apple.
- 2015: Steve Jobs: a feature film directed by Danny Boyle, with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Jobs is portrayed by Michael Fassbender.
- 2013: Jobs: an independent film directed by Joshua Michael Stern. Jobs is portrayed by Ashton Kutcher.
- 2013: iSteve: a satirical film directed by Ryan Perez in which Jobs is portrayed by Justin Long.
- 1999: Pirates of Silicon Valley: a TNT film directed by Martyn Burke. Jobs is portrayed by Noah Wyle.
Theater and opera
- 2018: Plague – transmediale festival, composed by James Ferraro.
- 2017: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs – Santa Fe Opera, composed by Mason Bates with libretto by Mark Campbell.
- 2012: The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs – The Public Theater, New York City, created and performed by Mike Daisey.
Video and games
- 2018: Over My Dead Body (subject of interview on Amazon Prime TV comedy series)
- 1999: Noah Wyle and Steve Jobs at the 1999 Macworld NY (video clip) (references the 1999 film Pirates of Silicon Valley starring Noah Wyle as Jobs)
- 1997: Early version of Apple's "Think Different" ad[dead link] – Think different narrated by Jobs but never released on television
- His '80s appearance was referenced in the 2017 video game Computer Tycoon; however he sports a blonde haircut rather than his black haircut.
Statue of Jobs at Graphisoft Park, Budapest
- 2016–: The Aunty Donna Podcast, in which Broden Kelly portrays Steve Gobs, a character similar to Jobs who, instead of being the mastermind behind Apple products, enjoys [clarify].
- Isaacson, Walter (2011). Steve Jobs. Simon & Schuster. p. ebook.
- Klein, Shawn, ed. (2015). Steve Jobs and Philosophy: For Those Who Think Different. Chicago, IL: Open Court. ISBN 978-0-8126-9889-3.
- "Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner: Ed Catmull, Disney/Pixar Animation – Creativity, Inc. [Entire Talk]". stanford.edu. Archived from the original on 2016-01-04. Retrieved 2015-04-11.
- "Folklore.org: Revolution in the Valley". folklore.org.
- Levy, Steven (2000). INSANELY GREAT: The Life and Times of Macintosh, the Computer that Changed Everything: Steven Levy: Amazon.com: Books. ISBN 9780670852444.
- Stross; Price, Reynolds (18 November 1993). Steve Jobs & the Next Big Thing: Randall E. Stross: Amazon.com: Books. ISBN 9780689121357.
- Young, Jeffrey S. (1988). Steve Jobs, the Journey Is the Reward: Jeffrey S. Young: Amazon.com: Books. ISBN 9781558023789.
- Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer: Paul Freiberger, Michael Swaine: Amazon.com: Books. ISBN 9780881341218.
- Freiberger, Paul; Swaine, Michael (2000). Fire in the Valley: The Making of The Personal Computer (Second Edition): Paul Freiberger, Michael Swaine: Amazon.com: Books. ISBN 9780071358927.
- "Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer". Paul Freiberger – Author of When Can You Start?. 23 February 2014.
- "Steve Jobs: Insanely Great". PenguinRandomhouse.com.
- "Meditations on The Zen of Steve Jobs". GeekDad.
- "Steve Jobs: Genius by Design". PenguinRandomhouse.com.
- "American Genius". Archived from the original on 2015-09-10. Retrieved 2015-05-29.
- Billion Dollar Hippie
- "Steve Jobs: One Last Thing PBS show website". Pbs.org. October 5, 2011. Archived from the original on June 24, 2012. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
- The narrator in the UK version of the show has a British accent, for the purpose of catering to the local market.
- Truta, Filip. "'Steve Jobs: iChanged the World' Documentary Airs Tonight in the UK". Softpedia. Archived from the original on 2014-04-10. Retrieved December 2, 2011.
- "Steve Jobs: iChanged the World". channel4. Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved November 15, 2011.
- Nede, Jethro (October 10, 2011). "'iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World' Airs Sunday on Discovery". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2013-12-31. Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- Veltman, Chloe (July 23, 2017). "'Nobody has one button': Steve Jobs opera sings Apple founder's praises – and flaws". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-07-23.
- "The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs". publictheater.org. March 2012. Archived from the original on 2014-01-07.
- "Computer Tycoon on Steam". store.steampowered.com. Retrieved 2020-03-29.
- "Banksy work in Calais 'Jungle' shows Steve Jobs as migrant". BBC News. 11 December 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2015.