STEVE JOBS: You Can Only Do Some Things Great, Cast All Else Aside

Steve Jobs looks dapper

Just when we thought everything had already been said and written about Steve Jobs, a few of those who knew him best offered up some great new details.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, Pixar chief Ed Catmull and Apple’s CEO Tim Cook took the stage this week at AllThingsD‘s big tech conference and offered up some great tidbits about what it was like to know and work with Jobs.

Larry Ellison became friends with Steve Jobs thanks to a peacock.

Ellison says it's impossible to copy Steve Jobs.

Steve wore the same clothes everyday because he didn't want to think about how to dress.

Jobs forced Ellison to watch Toy Story constantly.

Ellison said what set Jobs apart from others was his ability to translate a good idea.

Ed Catmull says Jobs' respect didn't come easy.

Catmull also said Jobs had a real, under appreciated talent for storytelling.

Cook said Jobs convinced him to work at Apple in 5 minutes.

Cook said that Jobs was the ultimate flip flopper (and that's OK.)

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