R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
Steve Jobs – visionary, entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, Inc – died yesterday at the age of 56. Pancreatic cancer has being reported as the cause of death.
Jobs is responsible for world-changing items and programs like Mac computers, iPods, iPads, iTunes and iPhones. Our lives would be very different without this man’s genius.
May he rest in peace.
We’ve collected some of the most interesting articles on the life and death of Steve Jobs from across the internet.
Check them out below.
“Money appeared to matter little to Steve Jobs. He told the Wall Street Journal: “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me… Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me.”
Washington Post blog: “Steve Jobs dies, and the Internet pays tribute to its hero”
“The news rippled through a restaurant in Washington Wednesday. “Steve Jobs died,” one person would report to the next. Reflexively, people reached out to their iPhones, most already perched on the tables, inches from their owner’s fingers. The man who made millions of people believe in magic of the computer had run out of time.”
Toronto Sun: “Westboro Baptist will picket Job’s funeral”
“No peace for man who served self, not God,” she wrote with the hashtag, #hellgreetedhim. “Westboro must picket.”
Perhaps ironically, a note under her tweets in the program TweetDeck noted Phelps made the remarks “via Twitter for iPhone.”
“Before the iTunes store, buying digital music was a hassle, making piracy the more popular option. The store simplified the process and brought together tracks from all the major labels. The store became the largest music retailer in the U.S. in 2008.”
CNN Money: “10 Ways Steve Jobs Changed The World”
“Steve Jobs passed away today at age 56. Fortune looks back at how he changed the way we think about and use technology forever, putting his own stamp on everything from the personal computer to the music industry.”