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Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

We are a team of Mac users. Most of us use iPhones (and those who don’t, um…me, have plans to change that). We are grateful for Steve Jobs and his visionary spirit. We were saddened to learn of his passing.

[Y]ou can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.

— Stanford University commencement address, June 2005.

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. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. … Stay hungry. Stay foolish.

— Stanford University commencement address, June 2005.

Rest in peace, Steve Jobs, you will be missed.

1 Comment

  1. Wow, this is very sad. He truly deserves all the honor and more. It brings me back to the time when Apple first became famous. An era long gone.

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