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Why do we idolize Steve Jobs? Alex Gibney explores the 'Man in the Machine'

Why do we idolize Steve Jobs? Alex Gibney explores the 'Man in the Machine'

As the man who enabled phones to play music and laptops to sing, Steve Jobs was beloved in ways few modern executives have been. When the Apple co-founder died in October 2011, admirers around the world were so moved they gathered in tearful vigil and created a range of online and real-world tributes. SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter >> The documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney witnessed that sight too. But rather than join the mourners, he had a different reaction: He asked why one stranger's death prompted such an outpouring of emotion. "Why do we idolize Steve Jobs? He didn't write code, he wasn't an engineer, and it certainly wasn't...

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