Steve Jobs Remembered (1955-2011)

Steve-Jobs
February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011

Apple has released a statement that the former CEO, co-founder and chairman of the board Steve Jobs has passed away. Jobs died at aged 56 from a rare form of pancreatic cancer since 2004.

Statement by Apple’s Board of Directors:
CUPERTINO, Calif. — We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.
Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.
His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.


Statement from Jobs' family:
Steve died peacefully today surrounded by his family.

In his public life, Steve was known as a visionary; in his private life, he cherished his family. We are thankful to the many people who have shared their wishes and prayers during the last year of Steve’s illness; a website will be provided for those who wish to offer tributes and memories.

We are grateful for the support and kindness of those who share our feelings for Steve. We know many of you will mourn with us, and we ask that you respect our privacy during our time of grief.

In honor of Steve Jobs, let's watch this video from his 2005 Stanford Commencement Address:



 I think of Steve job as a rebel. I am no Apple fan but I think he was a person with guts. He had the guts to do what he wanted, how he wanted and be damn good at it. When Ipod first came out it wasn't a big hit but he kept it the way he wanted it to be. Same things can be said about his other products.

Fact: As of October 9, 2011, Jobs is listed as either primary inventor or co-inventor in 342 US patents or patent applications related to a range of technologies from actual computer and portable devices to user interfaces (including touch-based), speakers, keyboards, power adapters, staircases, clasps, sleeves, lanyards and packages.

Steve Jobs you will be remembered.
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