WALTER ISAACSON

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Name: WALTER ISAACSON
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Public Relations Society of America's International Conference

NBC’s Chuck Todd, ABC’s Amy Robach, and Aspen Institute’s Walter Isaacson speaking during PRSA's 2014 International Conference.NBC’s Chuck Todd, ABC’s Amy Robach, and Aspen Institute’s Walter Isaacson speaking during Public Relations Society of America's ... [Published Georgetown Patch - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Wenner Media CRO Bolts to Apple University

Last month, the offered a rare peek inside Apple’s internal employee training program. Reporter didn’t exactly get a mountain of details from the three staffers he spoke to, on the QT. Rather, just some program tidbits and a reminder of Apple U’s clo ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A surprising technology critic

Following up on last week's editorial about our dependence on technology to the point of having very little face-to-face interaction anymore.It turns out that someone else––a very unlikely and surprising someone else––saw the danger of reliance on personal ... [Published Randolph Leader - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Atlantic and Aspen Institute Announce the Sixth Annual Washington Ideas Forum

Today The Atlantic, in partnership with the Aspen Ideas Forum, announced its impressive lineup of speakers for its sixth annual Washington Ideas Forum. The two day event will take place October 29 and 30 at the Harman Center for the Arts and will cover ... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Walter Isaacson

The National Book Association continued its rollout of nominees for the best books of 2014 today with the nonfiction longlist. It includes authors and subjects covering everything from a cartoonist’s serious memoir, to a famous biologist’s meditation ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why some high-tech parents want low-tech kids

It is a dilemma many moms and dads face these days : should you let your 3-year-old play with a tablet or smartphone? Interestingly, some parents in the nation's high-tech capital, Silicon Valley, say that it may not be such a good idea -- and Steve Jobs ... [Published CBS News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

13 Recommended Readings For Creative Leaders This Fall

So far in 2014, we have seen at least two additions to the short bookshelf of essential readings for creative leaders: Pixar CEO Ed Catmull’s account (with Amy Wallace) of building and sustaining a successful creative culture,  Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

8 reads for new entrepreneurs

As a new entrepreneur, information is a precious commodity. The following are eight great books every new entrepreneur should read, according to Forbes .1. " Business Model Generation" by Alexander Osterwalder. This book compiles knowledge on building ... [Published Beckers ASC Review - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Steve Jobs' kids didn't use an iPad

Apple iGod Steve Jobs may have become famous for bringing an iDevice into every household but it's been revealed he wasn't so keen on bringing the gadgets into his own home, at least when it came to his kids.In a column featured in the The New York Times ... [Published ITWire - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Even In Steve Jobs' Home, Apple Devices Were Never Present At The Dinner Table

See Also Jobs was a low-tech parent, according to The New York Times' Nick Bilton, who had spoken with Jobs in late 2010.When Bilton asked Jobs how his children liked the iPad, Jobs replied: "They haven't used it. We limit how much technology our kids ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Biographer Walter Isaacson And Medium CEO Ev Williams To Speak At Disrupt SF

 We’re excited to announce that author Walter Isaacson and entrepreneur Ev Williams will be joining us onstage at Disrupt SF next week.Isaacson is probably best-known to TechCrunch readers as the author of the bestselling biography Steve Jobs, but he ... [Published TechCrunch - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Big Cable may be hindering an Apple TV: Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, shares his thoughts on the tech giant's disruptive vision and Apple's next big thing.Apple hasn't had a breakthrough TV product because the "balance of power is different" in that industry than in sectors that ... [Published CNBC - Aug 27 2014]

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In fact, Jobs's children didn't seem "addicted at all to devices," Jobs's biographer Walter Isaacson said to Bilton. "every evening steve made a point of having dinner at a big long table in their kitchen, discussing books and history and a variety of things. no one ever pulled out an ipad or computer."
A typical evening at the Jobs home would have family members discussing books, history and other non-tech topics over dinner. "no one ever pulled out an ipad or computer. the kids did not seem addicted at all to devices" said Walter Isaacson, author of a book about Jobs, whom Bilton interviewed later after the Apple co-founder died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer

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From the Teacher$s Desk $ Sept. 19, 2014 [Published Thompson Citizen - Sep 19 2014]
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A surprising technology critic [Published Randolph Leader - Sep 17 2014]
The Atlantic and Aspen Institute Announce the S... [Published Media Bistro - Sep 17 2014]
Walter Isaacson [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
Why Companies Need Full-Time Product Managers (... [Published Smashing Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
La Vi En Ruffian: Meet Sunset Tower’s Jeff Klein [Published FashionWeekDaily.com - Sep 17 2014]
Steve Jobs never allowed his children to use Ap... [Published Economic Times - Sep 17 2014]
Global leaders and visionaries to converge on D... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
Kids Of Steve Jobs Were Not Addicted To Apple D... [Published International Business Times Australia - Sep 16 2014]
Rehabilitating Nixon? Was Nixon a better presid... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
How Tim Cook Passed The Test With Flying Colors [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
Why some high-tech parents want low-tech kids [Published CBS News - Sep 16 2014]
13 Recommended Readings For Creative Leaders Th... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 16 2014]
Apple Inc. Founder Steve Jobs Kept His Kids Awa... [Published Value Walk - Sep 16 2014]
There's A Reason Kissinger's Support For Israel... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 16 2014]
8 reads for new entrepreneurs [Published Beckers ASC Review - Sep 15 2014]
CEO Perspective: A New Format for ULI’s Fall Me... [Published Urban Land Institute - Sep 15 2014]
Why Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use the iPad [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 15 2014]
Steve Jobs' kids didn't use an iPad [Published ITWire - Sep 15 2014]
An Apple iBank is only a matter of time [Published Credit Union Insight - Sep 14 2014]
Challenges help brains work better [Published AZCentral.com - Sep 14 2014]
Apple boss Steve Jobs didn't let his children h... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 13 2014]
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Who (Walter Isaacson thinks) invented the computer [Published CNBC - Sep 12 2014]
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Why Companies Need Full-Time Product Managers (... [Published Smashing Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
What is a product manager? What do product managers do all day? Most importantly, why do companies need to hire them? Good questions. The first confusion we have to clear up is what we mean by “product.” In the context of software development, a product ...
Why Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use the iPad [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 15 2014]
When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, explain how they got it wrong. I was on the receiving end of a few of those calls. But nothing shocked me ...
The Innovators [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 12 2014]
Walter Isaacson has written books on Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Steve Jobs. His newest book, The Innovators , is due out in early October and focuses on the people who invented computing and the Internet. In his masterly saga, Isaacson ...
Five Best Ideas of the Day: September 12 [Published TIME.com - Sep 12 2014]
1. The long shadow of September 11th haunts our modern defense policy as well as our plan of attack against ISIS. By Janine Davidson at the Council on Foreign Relations 2. Far from “The End of History:” Recent experience shows that democracy’s ...
Kissinger Reminds Us Why Realism Matters [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Sep 10 2014]
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