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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Internet Girl’ Moment is Now an Internet Meme

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Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s preternatural fear and loathing of All Things Internet recently flared up during a press interview for The Newsroom. It has now been turned into a meme. Read More...
Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Internet Girl’ Moment is Now an Internet Meme

Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher hits theaters on April 19

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Following its premiere at the Sundance film festival later this week, jOBS, the independent film about Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher, is slated to arrive in theaters on April 19, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is expected to portray the Apple co-founder’s life from 1971 through 2000, covering...
Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher hits theaters on April 19

Today's Scuttlebot: Awful Phones and Learn-to-Code Overkill

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Wednesday's selection includes how learning to code helped a judge understand a court case and a look at Aaron Sorkin's previous biographical adaptations for movies as he prepares to write one about...
Today's Scuttlebot: Awful Phones and Learn-to-Code Overkill

Funny or Die Releasing 'Very Silly' Steve Jobs Movie Starring Justin Long on April 15

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Will Ferrell's Funny or Die website has made a 60-75 minute movie very loosely based on the life of Steve Jobs, reports The New York Times. The film is by far the longest project for the website, which is famous for its short video clips. Justin Long will portray Jobs,...
Funny or Die Releasing 'Very Silly' Steve Jobs Movie Starring Justin Long on April 15

Apple Job Posting Seeks Creative Individual To Breathe More Life Into Siri

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A new job description spotted by 9to5Mac’s Jordan Kahn this morning suggests Apple wants to do something with Siri that makes the digital personal assistant a more fleshed out, relatable character. The posting is seeking someone with creative skills to help “evolve and enrich Siri.” While Apple says that “Siri’s known...
Apple Job Posting Seeks Creative Individual To Breathe More Life Into Siri
Funny or Die's Steve Jobs Movie 'iSteve' Now Available Online
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie To Feature Just 3 Scenes In Real-Time Backstage At Product Launches
Long reads: what it's like to be an extra in jOBS, an interview with Steve Jobs friend/early employee Daniel Kottke and the best iPad keyboard

Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom's missing reality principle | Michael Wolff

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This may be news to Aaron Sorkin, but TV news as depicted by The Newsroom no longer exists. What a lost opportunityHow is it that people who make the media know so little about the media business? True, Aaron Sorkin, the creator of HBO's new series The Newsroom, is in...
Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom's missing reality principle | Michael Wolff
D10: Apple's Tim Cook behind closed doors at 9 p.m. Eastern

Steve Jobs biopic jOBS gets U.S. distribution deal and April, 2013 release

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Earlier today, the Steve Jobs biopic jOBS was reported to be nearing a distribution deal, and now it looks like it has one thanks to Open Road Films. The distribution deal was outed on Movieweb and discovered by 9to5Mac. The deal puts the film, which stars Ashton Kutcher as Jobs,...
Steve Jobs biopic jOBS gets U.S. distribution deal and April, 2013 release

Restrospective: A year without Steve

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Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The city of Cupertino has already announced that it will fly its flag at half-staff, while some fans have declared the 5th of October Black Turtleneck Day. We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting tributes and anecdotes...
Restrospective: A year without Steve

Oh Good There's Another Steve Jobs Biopic, This One Produced by Funny or Die

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(Photo: 9 to 5 Mac) Just this weekend we were sitting around wondering when exactly someone would create another Steve Jobs biopic. We already have the indie one starring Ashton Kutcher and the quickfire sure-to-be-sexist incarnation dreamt up by Aaron Sorkin. What we really need is a third one that can make...
Oh Good There's Another Steve Jobs Biopic, This One Produced by Funny or Die

Aaron Sorkin at D10: Steve Jobs film will be a 'painting,' not a photograph

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Acclaimed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin compared his task of writing a movie about Steve Jobs to the challenge of writing about the Beatles, because so many people have an emotional attachment to the subject....
Aaron Sorkin at D10: Steve Jobs film will be a 'painting,' not a photograph

Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic: Three 30-Minute Scenes Taking Place Before Three Product Launches

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Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the movie based on Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography, has shared some details behind the structure of the upcoming film. Speaking from The Daily Beast's Hero Summit, Sorkin disclosed that the entire movie "is going to be 3 scenes, and take place in real-time." Further, each...
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic: Three 30-Minute Scenes Taking Place Before Three Product Launches

Must See HDTV (August 20th - 26th)

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Welcome to the summer doldrums between the Olympics, and later in the fall when new shows premiere and the box office hits get their home releases. There are a few things to keep an eye out for with some premieres and finales, plus a series of Disney combo packs...
Must See HDTV (August 20th - 26th)

Aaron Sorkin Will Adapt The Steve Jobs Biography For The Big Screen

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Sony Pictures has signed on screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to adapt Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs into a movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Sorkin wrote the screenplays for several popular films including The Social Network, which earned him an Oscar. “There is no writer working in Hollywood today who...
Aaron Sorkin Will Adapt The Steve Jobs Biography For The Big Screen

New Details On Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie (AAPL)

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Aaron Sorkin, the writer of West Wing, The Social Network, The Newsroom, and many others, revealed his plan for his Steve Jobs biopic today. Speaking at The Daily Beast's "Hero" conference he said he would structure the film around three 30 minute scenes all set right before three major product...
New Details On Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Movie (AAPL)

Aaron Sorkin reveals more details about his Steve Jobs film

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Aaron Sorkin: Each of the 3 :30 min scenes in Steve Jobs movie will take place backstage before a product launch. That's the movie. #hero12— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) November 15, 2012 Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter behind the upcoming Steve Jobs film, explained today that his entire movie would consist...
Aaron Sorkin reveals more details about his Steve Jobs film

secondverse: Ultimately, the show is the worst possible...

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secondverse: Ultimately, the show is the worst possible vehicle for promulgating the values and beliefs that the core characters profess. With shrill, self-righteous friends like these, journalism doesn’t need enemies. (via Maureen Ryan: ‘The Newsroom’ Review: Aaron Sorkin’s New HBO Show Gets Almost Everything Wrong) Everything I was afraid of....
secondverse: Ultimately, the show is the worst possible...

Execs Abandon Airtime as Sean Parker Resorts to Meaningless Buzzwords

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(Photo: flickr.com/christmas-on-mars) Tech’s golden party boy, who was once portrayed by a mugging Justin Timberlake in a dialogue-heavy Aaron Sorkin flick, has hit a wall with his new startup, Airtime. Sean Parker, (in)famous for cofounding Napster, serving as the first president of Facebook and as a Spotify board member, opened...
Execs Abandon Airtime as Sean Parker Resorts to Meaningless Buzzwords

Aaron Sorkin on Steve Jobs and Creativity in an Age of Distraction (Video)

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Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin was a charmer at D10 today, where he appeared in advance of the debut of his new show “The Newsroom” on HBO, and as he prepares to write the script for a movie about the life of Steve Jobs. While Sorkin said the craft of storytelling hasn’t changed...
Aaron Sorkin on Steve Jobs and Creativity in an Age of Distraction (Video)
'iSteve,' an 80-minute Steve Jobs mockumentary starring Justin Long, now free to watch online

Aaron Sorkin To Adapt ‘Steve Jobs’ for Sony

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Last year we heard that Sony wanted Academy Award-winning The Social Network/The West Wing writer Aaron Sorkin to write the screenplay for a Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson‘s best-selling biography. Sony had purchased the rights in a $1 million deal made just days after the Apple co-founder’s...
Aaron Sorkin To Adapt ‘Steve Jobs’ for Sony

#ATD10 Kicks Off With Apple's Tim Cook -- Also Adding Online Education to Mix with Kahn and Hennessy

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The All Things Digital team is all ready down in Palo Verdes, Calif. under sunny skies and with a lineup of tech and media speakers that are even more stunning that the spectacular view here. We begin tonight with the first major interview that Apple CEO Tim Cook has...
#ATD10 Kicks Off With Apple's Tim Cook -- Also Adding Online Education to Mix with Kahn and Hennessy

Steve Jobs (as played by Ashton Kutcher) at Macworld

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The closest thing to a Steve Jobs appearance the Expo has seen since 2008 FORTUNE -- Okay, so it's not the Aaron Sorkin version we really want to see -- the one based on Walter Isaacson's biography. But it is the first Steve Jobs biopic to make it out of...
Steve Jobs (as played by Ashton Kutcher) at Macworld
Ashton Kutcher as (Steve) jOBS premieres Jan 27 at Sundance

Booting Up: Did You Bring Enough For Everyone? Edition

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Wikipedia Did we mention that winter is coming? Y Combinator is funding less startups in its winter 2013 cycle—less than 50 so far, down from 84 this summer. To reach the smaller number, the accelerator focused on predictors of failure. Turned out, they took a friendlier view of applicants they...
Booting Up: Did You Bring Enough For Everyone? Edition
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as “tutor” on Jobs, Apple for Sony biopic
'Jobs' biopic delayed from planned April release, no new date set
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