Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th Oct 2011 00:02 UTC
Apple On its website, Apple has just confirmed that its co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, has passed away at age 56. After bringing the company back from the brink of bankruptcy and turning it into one of the world's most succesful technology companies, Jobs lost the battle with pancreatic cancer.
Permalink for comment 492132
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Sad
by FunkyELF on Thu 6th Oct 2011 12:17 UTC in reply to "Sad"
FunkyELF
Member since:
2006-07-26

Love him or hate him, he was a game changer.


I'll choose the latter. As far as the good or bad outweighing the other... I think the bad far outweighs the good. Most of the good he did was for himself and Apple shareholders; most of the bad he did was for the world of computing and software.

R.I.P Steve, your light was extinguished way too early. You should've lived another 30 years or more.


My prediction... in 30 years the puzzle pieces for the cure to cancer will be held by 7 different companies as greedy as Steve and Apple. They won't be able to come to an agreement and put their pieces together to save a single life.

Reply Parent Score: 1