10. Jobs's advice to Page: Stop making mediocre products, you're turning into Microsoft. Oh, snap!
11. When he first met President Obama, Jobs berated the commander in chief, telling him he'd be a one-term president unless he made life in the United States easier for businesses. Still, he volunteered to help with Obama's 2012 campaign.
12. At the urging of Andy Warhol, Jobs presented one of the first Macintoshes to Rolling Stone Mick Jagger. Jagger had no idea who Jobs was.
13. Jobs apparently thought Jagger was either on drugs or brain damaged.
14. Why not both?
15. Jobs delayed surgery for pancreatic cancer that could have added a few more years to his life, if not longer. That is a bummer. His reason: He wanted to experiment with alternatives to Western medicine. Sometimes you pay a price for thinking different.
Finally, a word about the book's interface: Made from a technology known as "paper," the nonbacklit display is easy to read in natural light and strangely pleasant to the touch. Tapping and swiping do absolutely nothing, though the "page turning" effect is incredibly realistic.
It's amazing what they can do with technology these days.
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