Thursday, 6 October 2011

Steve Jobs

Today we all woke up with the new about the death of this awesome man who has changed the technology.

I just want to remember him from here.

Here you have a little resume of his life. (find more on wikipedia, if you like)

Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. He was credited in Toy Story (1995) as an executive producer.

In the late 1970s, Jobs — along with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Mike Markkula and others — designed, developed, and marketed one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers, the Apple II series. In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to see the commercial potential of Xerox PARC's mouse-driven graphical user interface, which led to the creation of the Macintosh. After losing a power struggle with the board of directors in 1985, Jobs resigned from Apple and founded NeXT, a computer platform development company specializing in the higher-education and business markets. Apple's subsequent 1996 buyout of NeXT brought Jobs back to the company he co-founded, and he served as its CEO from 1997 until August 2011.

In 1986, he acquired the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm Ltd which was spun off as Pixar Animation Studios. He remained CEO and majority shareholder at 50.1 percent until its acquisition by The Walt Disney Company in 2006. Consequently Jobs became Disney's largest individual shareholder at 7 percent and a member of Disney's Board of Directors. On August 24, 2011, Jobs announced his resignation from his role as Apple's CEO.

On October 5, 2011, Jobs died in California at age 56 of pancreatic cancer.

Here we have a video tribute that the CNN have done, where you can see everything he had done:

And finally one of the thousand of videos tribute that people has made.
He is the one who talk in the video.

Here you have what he says:

Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Esto es para los locos. Los inadaptados. Los rebeldes. A los alborotadores. La ronda de las clavijas en los agujeros cuadrados. Los que ven las cosas de manera diferente. Ellos no son aficionados a las reglas. Y no tienen ningún respeto por el status quo. Se pueden citar, de acuerdo con ellos, glorificar o vilipendiar a ellos. Sobre la única cosa que no puedes hacer es ignorarlos. Debido a que las cosas cambian. Empujan a la raza humana. Y mientras que algunos pueden verlos como los locos, vemos el genio. Debido a que las personas que están lo suficientemente locos como para pensar que pueden cambiar el mundo, son los que lo hacen.



Sònia Turmo said...
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Sònia Turmo said...

Mireia! Thank you so much for this post! You know I'm a big fan of Steve Jobs. I love the "Think Different" tribute video to him! It's brilliant!
Great to hear from you! Keep in touch!

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