Remembering Steve Jobs

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  • October 6, 2011
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Remembering Steve Jobs

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.” Steve Jobs' desire to make the world a better place through technology, design and innovation has been a catalyst for many of the changes the communications industry is currently battling with—and, in many cases, now using to its benefit. So we've scoured the internet for an insight into the great man's life. 

Amid the iCry, iSad and other trite tributes to the Apple legend, a stunningly simple pictorial homage emerged from a 19-year-old in Hong Kong. Designer Jonathan Mak Long's minimalist design features a white Apple logo with Jobs' profile in black forming a bite out of the fruit.

Meanwhile, Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak today spoke out about Jobs' vision and driving philosophy.Youtube Video

Jobs was never afraid to do things differently – or to respond to his critics.

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In the words of The Onion, the "last American who knew what the f*** he was doing" died yesterday.

Twitter exploded in the wake of Jobs' passing becoming public news; apparently spurring 10,000 tweets a second. Here, Fast Company crowdsources a tribute in tweets.

The Guardian asked readers what their first Apple product was and compiled a snazzy  multimedia wall with the responses.

While Jobs was famously reclusive, Time photographer Diana Walker offers a rare glimpse into his life.

He was a patent powerhouse, as this interactive New York Times' timeline shows.

Here, Wired collates highlights from Jobs' speeches over the years and a gallery of his greatest achievements.

Here's a collection of classic Apple advertising. 

And Mashable lists the 10 most-quoted tweets about Steve Jobs. But we like these better:

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