James Gosling, the father of Java, provides an interesting look at the man who was Steve Jobs.
"I interviewed for jobs with him 3 times... Each was a wonderful, intriguing conversation, but I left each thinking 'no, I can’t work for this man: he is mad!'"
Was Jobs a designer? No. Was Jobs an engineer? No. Was he a control freak? Definitely, according to Gosling.
It's an interesting read: James Gosling on Steve Jobs