A lot of research was conducted by Walter Isaacson before this book was created. The contents is based on more than forty interviews that Isaacson conducted with Jobs. There are also interviews conducted with family members, friends, adversaries and competitors. Steve Jobs has a intriguing life and an intense personality. He was a creative genius with a passion for perfection. Steve Jobs single handedly transformed six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. Jobs sometimes drove those around him to anger and despair. But his products were works of art.