"As 1982 drew to a close," Walter Isaacson writes in Steve Jobs, the definitive biography published Monday, "Jobs came to believe that he was going to be Time's Man of the Year."
I read this passage of Isaacson's book with particular interest, since both he (as a junior editor) and I (on a writer's trial) were working at the magazine at the time.
The word in the hallways in December 1982 was that Ray Cave, Time's managing editor, was waiting until the last minute to choose between Jobs and the magazine's first "Machine of the Year." read more here
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