Monday, October 10, 2011
Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
The outpouring of posts and pieces on Steve Jobs on blogs and Facebook has been overwhelming. I won't link all of them here, but Apple and Pixar are two impressive legacies. Many people have a very warm and personal connection with their Apple devices and even more so with the Pixar films, and it shows in the reaction.
NPR ran a snippet of the commencement speech he gave in 2005 at Stanford, quoted above. It's one of the better ones I've heard, and that passage is the most powerful part:
Finally, this photo is of a makeshift memorial at the Apple Store in Clarendon, Virginia: