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.
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About stars and light
by acobar on Thu 6th Oct 2011 12:44 UTC
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There are moments that are really so hard that no words can come close to describe them.

Have been a science, puzzle and technology addict since I remember and had used Apple products just to know "what's up" about them since 1987 did not make me switch to its products, but earned a huge respect for all meticulous care and overall finished sense they have.

Besides upping the bar on computer industry, Steve also was part of Pixar revolution and come to put a little sanity back on the record industry. So much for a single man to accomplish that, from time to time, I got asking myself if there were some clones of him running along.

Wish that are a God waiting for him and when he asks why so early, he gets: "The light that burns twice as bright burns for half as long - and you have burned so very, very brightly, Steve. Look at you: you're the Prodigal Son; you're quite a prize!"

Rest in a very deserved peace Steve, the sense of your presence will be deeply real to all of us that have the privilege to live on the same epoch you did.

Edited 2011-10-06 13:03 UTC

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