In preparation for an upcoming discussion on Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, a friend sent a link to the transcript of the one man play I’ve posted below.

If you are a consumer of Apple products, I urge you to spend the 20+ minutes it will take to read Daisey’s The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs.

If you are interested in Steve Jobs and what he created, even if you do not use any of his/Apple products, I think you also will find the time spent reading it worthwhile.

And if you do not belong to either of the above two groups but are a consumer of electronic products, one who hates them, or perhaps just want to understand how something so successful can come at a significant human cost, you too might be interested in the link below.


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PS — My wife ‘happened’ to be in NYC yesterday and thanks to friend Andrew Raisej saw the one man play referred to above.

Her reaction:

“It’s awesome.”

“A must see one man show. Trust me. You’ll never look at your iPhone or iPad in quite the same way ever again.”

PPS — And if you’re really obsessed by the topic of Steve Jobs, Apple, etc., there is a just published (long, what else) thought provoking article by Evgeny Morozov in the current New Republic:

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