Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

The message above is from the Apple website, accessed from the Wikipedia listing for Steve Jobs, which has already been updated to reflect the announcement minutes ago that Steve Jobs has died at age 56.   


At 10/05/2011 9:53 PM, Blogger Buddy R Pacifico said...

Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Walt Disney and Thomas Watson are notables that Steve Jobs can be compared to. Jobs might be America's greatest failure. Yes, a great failure who learned and persevered, to become maybe the greatest busineessman of his generation.

At 10/05/2011 11:02 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I first heard about his passing on this blog and was a bit shocked to hear he was gone. Steve Jobs likely represents the last great triumph of the 20th century corporate entrepreneur, a great marketer and details guy who wasn't very technical, yet maniacal about protecting Apple's "innovations," either through licensing or their many patents. As the large corporation dies off in the coming decades, with Apple currently the largest corporation in the world, he will be remembered as the last great founder-CEO of the post-industrial era, the last to abuse the concept of a corporation to build something so big and unwieldy.

At 10/06/2011 9:12 AM, Blogger محمود said...
The death of Steve Jobs 1955/2011
Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. He was credited in Toy Story (1995) as an executive producer.

At 10/09/2011 7:10 AM, Blogger Tintu said...

Apple is simply "Beauty with Brains" I hardly eat Apple but its part of my life 24hrs 365 days & always, I am loving it. Hat's of to Mr Steve .


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