On October 5, we lost a pioneer in the business, technology and communications worlds when Steve Jobs died. PBS marks Jobs' life with a quick-turnaround one-hour biography, Steve Jobs - One Last Thing. On Wednesday, November 2nd, KUED will preempt NOVA:The Elegant Universe at 9:00 p.m. to present Steve Jobs - One Last Thing.
Gain unique insight into what made Steve Jobs tick. There has been near-universal agreement that the late Apple founder was a great innovator in business and technology, but why was he great? What were the influences that shaped his character and drove him to such success from humble beginnings? With colleagues who worked closely with him and those who have chronicled his life, take an unflinching look at the mercurial, brilliant man and review his many talents and achievements.
In an exclusive, never-before-broadcast interview, Jobs expounds on his philosophy of life. Speaking shortly after coming face-to-face with his own mortality when he was diagnosed with cancer, he looked back over his astonishing career and explained the principles on which he built his success: "[Y]ou can poke life and if you push in, something will pop out the other side; you can change it, you can mold it, embrace it, make your mark upon it. Once you learn that ? you'll never be the same again."
"We've scheduled this program to follow the high-profile premiere of NOVA: The Fabric of the Cosmos, to take advantage of the NOVA audience's affinity for this technology giant," says KUED Director of Programming James Davie. taking advantage of the NOVA audience's affinity for this technology giant.
The three-part The Elegant Universe will now play at 9:00 p.m. on November 9th, 16th, and 23rd.
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