Steve Jobs , a visionary leader, artist and the man behind Apple, iphone and ipod, died today morning at the age of 56. His death marks the end of an era of innovation and entrepreneurship at Silicon Valley.
Tributes to Steve Jobs have been pouring in from all across the world .
We have previously carried various articles about Steve Jobs and Apple on India Microfinance.
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His death is a suitable occasion to post his Commencement Speech delivered at Stanford’s university’s 114th Graduation Ceremony on June 12, 2005.
Steve Jobs on Life and Death
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urges graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks — including death itself . The transcript of the below video can be read here.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. – Steve Jobs (1955-2011)