Steve Jobs AppleWalter Isaacson, former editor of Time Magazine, had over forty interviews with Steve Jobs over the years. He has recently released about two hours worth of recordings to the 60 Minutes staff for their upcoming special. In the interviews you can hear Steve Jobs’ views on Microsoft and Google.

Isaacson taped all of the interviews with the recluse, Jobs, and gleaned a large amount of biographical and opinionated information on the tech giant. Jobs’ complex life and his very personal quirks are vibrant, even though he normally avoided the limelight.

Graham Messick, 60 Minutes producer, draws our attention to the fact that most of the recordings were taken while on walks or in Jobs’ home. You can even hear the sounds of everyday life, like doors slamming, birds chirping, and kids playing.

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