There've been many books documenting the life of Steve Jobs, attempts to worm inside of Steve's brain. The NYT reports that Walter Isaacson, Time magazine's former managing editor, will write the first authorized biography, however. Steve's supposedly invited Isaacson to tour his childhood home, even. I wonder what kind of conditions Isaacson had to agreed to in order for this to happen.

Isaacson's previous two bestselling biographes were about Ben Franklin and Albert Einstein, if that tells you anything. [NYT]