Remembering Steve Jobs in pictures

Summary:Steve Jobs has left us a legacy not of material goods and technology, but of genius, inspiration, and joy. Join me as we remember how he enriched us all.

Steve Jobs, perhaps the brightest star of the technological universe, passed away Wednesday. He was 56. At a 2005 commencement address he looked ahead to his own mortality, saying:

"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."

What was truly important to Steve? His work, which revolutionized the fields of computers, graphics, industrial design, entertainment, communications, and more. His passion for that work showed through in his designs, his attention to detail, and his lively stage presentations.

Join me as we remember his amazing journey through the pictures on the next several pages. Let your mind wander as you consider each one, savoring the memories and feelings they evoke.

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Thanks, Steve. You will be missed.

All images are copyright of their respective owners.

Topics: Apple

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Ed Burnette has been hooked on computers ever since he laid eyes on a TRS-80 in the local Radio Shack. Since graduating from NC State University he has programmed everything from serial device drivers and debuggers to web servers. After a delightful break working on commercial video games, Ed reluctantly returned to business software. He... Full Bio

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