Steve Jobs

The home page of Apple Inc this morning features only a photo of company co-founder and long term chief executive, Steve Jobs, who died yesterday after his long struggle with illness.

Apple, and its products, are his legacy, as is his extraordinary understanding of the importance in this digital age of uniting information, art and design. This understanding, and his ability to communicate it both in words and in products, changed consumer electronics and associated industries beyond all recognition. It was an extraordinary achievement.

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2 Comments on “Steve Jobs”

  1. Anna Notaro Says:

    Jobs’ main achievement resides in the fact that the technological products he conceived have changed ‘the way we think’, that is where the best technological innovation has its most influential and lasting impact, for a little boy who liked reading and chasing butterflies it is indeed an extraordinary achievement.

    PS. Funny how all three posts today deal with some degree of ‘influence’…

  2. Niall Says:

    You can watch a short address Steve Jobs made at a Stanford graduation in 2005. He tells his story … it’s inspirational

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