Category: Graphic Novels

The Zen of Steve Jobs by Caleb Melby, Forbes LLC

By Caleb Melby, Forbes LLC

An illustrated depiction of Steve Jobs' friendship with Zen Buddhist Kobun Chino Otogawa and the impression it had on Jobs' profession
Apple cofounder Steve Jobs (1955-2011) had such an incredible effect on such a lot of people who his lifestyles usually took on facets of delusion. yet a lot of his luck was once because of collaboration with designers, engineers and thinkers. The Zen of Steve Jobs tells the tale of Jobs' courting with one such individual: Kobun Chino Otogawa.
Kobun used to be a Zen Buddhist priest who emigrated to the U.S. from Japan within the early Seventies. He was once an innovator, lacked appreciation for ideas and was once keen about artwork and layout. Kobun used to be to Buddhism as Jobs used to be to the pc enterprise: a renegade and maverick. It wasn't lengthy earlier than the 2 turned friends--a dating that used to be now not outfitted to final.
This image ebook is a reimagining of that comradeship. the tale strikes again and ahead in time, from the Nineteen Seventies to 2011, yet facilities at the interval after Jobs' exile from Apple in 1985 whilst he took up extensive learn with Kobun. Their time jointly was once vital to the large leaps that Apple took afterward with its product layout and enterprise process.
Told utilizing stripped down discussion and impressive calligraphic panels, The Zen of Steve Jobs explores how Jobs may have honed his layout aesthetic through japanese faith ahead of identifying to spot basically what he wishes and depart the remainder at the back of.

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