Remembering Steve Jobs
Today the technology world is remembering Apple founder Steve Jobs, who passed away last night at 56. His genius and passion can be seen all around us in products and entertainment we enjoy. Some of the notable personal remembrances of Jobs were shared by Walt Mossberg, Bill Gates and Steve Wozniak. Worthwhile appreciations can be read at The New York Times and Wired. On YouTube, many are turning to Apple ads, incuding a version of the Think Different commercial narrated by Jobs and the “1984″ Super Bowl.
Perhaps the most shared link is Jobs’ 2005 commencement address at Stanford, which includes his personal reflections on life, death, success and overcoming adversity. “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose,” Jobs said. “You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heat. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
One of the things that made Steve Jobs unique was his ability to inspire others to accomplish something insanely great. That’s why there was such incredible anticipation and curiosity about Apple’s new data center in North Carolina. One of the public’s last images of Jobs came at the close of Apple’s developer conference in June, as he introduced the “iDataCenter” (photo above) and his vision for the cloud. “Some people think the cloud is just a big disk in the sky,” said Jobs as he discussed the iCloud. “We think it’s way more than that. We’re going to move the digital hub, the center of your digital life, into the cloud.” What might an insanely great data center and cloud look like? We’ll see in months and years to come, as Jobs’ legacy lives on in the work of the Apple team and technology lovers everywhere.
Sanjiv VermaniPosted October 6th, 2011
The more you know Steve Jobs, the more you revere him… a visionary or God himself. God visits earth from time to time, and he leaves early!
daniyalPosted October 6th, 2011
Constantin BarazzettaPosted October 9th, 2011
I was given this terrible news this morning, few minutes before going to school. He tought me not to give up even when i was in the worst conditions and thanks to his faith I was able to solve all my problems except one: HIS DEATH!
Twinkle! Twinkle! Steven Jobs,
you enlightened our dark life
with your overflowing imagination!
Now all of us is missing you.
You left and left us feeling empty!
Staring at the sky we can see
the brightest star ever seen
shining as yours. Lead us
from the high of the skies.