Remembering a visionary: Steve Jobs

1976 Steve and woz (sourec unknown)

 


On October 5, 2011, Steve jobs lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. Whether you love the man and his ideas or loathe him/them, Steve Jobs and his products have ingrained themselves into our lives.

Especially that in the photography field, from the machines we use to edit our photos, how we showcase our photo’s for friends and clients, to the way we communicate with each other and listen to our music. Steve Jobs presence is always there with us (just like the Apple Logo), and most likely always will.

“We think the Mac will sell zillions, but we didn’t build the Mac for anybody else. We built it for ourselves. We were the group of people who were going to judge whether it was great or not. We weren’t going to go out and do market research. webhosting info . We just wanted to build the best thing we could build.

When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back. For you to sleep well at night, the aesthetic, the quality, has to be carried all the way through.”
– Playboy magazine 1985

Steve Jobs did not set out to become a pioneer in the computing field, he just set out to make a computer for himself and people like him. Yet during Steve Jobs’ career of more than three decades that is exactly what he did, become a pioneer, a visionary, and man who would surely be missed the world over.

 

Apple Invites you to share your thoughts, memories, and condolences, at the email:rememberingsteve@apple.com

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