24 Oct '11, 12am

'He's not warm and fuzzy': Steve Jobs could be 'very, very mean' and petulant towards co-workers: Biographer

'He's not warm and fuzzy': Steve Jobs could be 'very, very mean' and petulant towards co-workers: Biographer

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could be mean, abrasive and cuttingly dismissive of co-workers in his quest for perfectionism, according to his biographer. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON (AFP) - Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could be mean, abrasive and cuttingly dismissive of co-workers in his quest for perfectionism, according to his biographer. 'He's not warm and fuzzy,' Walter Isaacson, the author of Steve Jobs, which hits bookstores on Monday, said in an interview with the CBS show 60 Minutes. 'He was very petulant,' Mr Isaacson said of Jobs, who died on October 5 at the age of 56. 'He was very brittle. He could be very, very mean to people at times. 'Whether it was to a waitress in a restaurant, or to a guy who had stayed up all night coding, he could just really just go at them and say, 'You're doin' this all wrong. It's horrible.' 'And you'd say, 'Why did you do that? Why weren'...

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