Gotta Watch: Remembering Steve Jobs
Apple's website remembers founder Steve Jobs with a dedication on their homepage mourning the loss of a "creative genius."
October 6th, 2011
11:38 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Remembering Steve Jobs

Apple's visionary founder Steve Jobs passed away Wednesday at the age of 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Today we pay tribute to Jobs' legacy as we look back at some of the most memorable moments from his life.

Apple’s dedicated founder – In June 2011, Steve Jobs made one of his last public appearances at a Cupertino City Council meeting while presenting plans for a new Apple campus. Despite reports of being ill, Jobs brought his humor and vision and continued to show his dedication to the company he loved.
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Jobs: Live each day like it's your last – In 2005, Steve Jobs spoke poignantly about his cancer diagnosis and confronting death. Here, Jobs discusses how being faced with his own mortality inspired him to make the most of his time on Earth.
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The creative genius behind Apple – Steve Jobs was Apple's passionate pitchman. Over the years, Jobs was front and center for the unveiling of many of Apple's greatest inventions, most often wearing his classic uniform of blue jeans and a black turtle neck. Steve Jobs' enthusiasm and wit were evident every time he took the stage.
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To see more on the life and legacy of Steve Jobs, look back at some of his most memorable moments , hear from those who were closest to him and take a look at the impact his creative spirit has had.

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  1. Imam

    I am an Indonesian student and sure that Steve has accomplished the mission in his life. One lesson I have learned from him that it is not the length of our life that matters but how we can make the most of our short life that is important. So, in addition to finding what and how we can live longer, we have to keep learning about how to make our life meaningful

    October 8, 2011 at 12:42 am | Report abuse |
  2. assegid

    he is universal Dictionary any one use any one can use it!

    October 8, 2011 at 1:25 am | Report abuse |
  3. phkong

    On Steve Jobs – A Tribute

    He thought different and came up with products we desire
    He lived a life that inspires
    An abandoned child who had dreams
    Not just wanting to play and have ice creams
    A determined person with brain and heart
    Of which he followed and developed into an art

    Treasured his family members like oasis in arid land
    For he knew grass could not be grown on dehydrated sand
    He lived his each single day like it was his last
    Dared to enter space with no man there in the past
    The space now attracts millions of Applenite
    Who consume billions of billion bytes

    Obstacles emerged on life’s path he vowed to clear
    With his spiritual tool one of the world’s sharpest spear
    Pierced through complacency
    Perforated all things perfunctory
    Stayed hungry as the stomach of knowledge would never be full
    Stayed foolish as seeds of success could well be sowed without a calculated pull

    New waves wash away the old
    Making room for the young and bold
    Will the young have the sharp spears of their own
    Barring complacency perfunctory evils to roam
    Will they have the righteous and inspired hearts
    Entering new space that shines with humanity and glory and will never be dark

    The world is in no shortage of the young and smart
    Possessing courage and determination to go into new space’s core part
    Opportunities are for the insightful and bold
    They vanish into thin air for the lazy and slow
    Happiness is to tap and achieve full potential
    Without losing sight on loving one’s family and real friends on the go
    So much so
    There is no regret when you in turn become the old


    October 8, 2011 at 5:35 am | Report abuse |
    • TellTales

      Fantastic Tribute!
      Such profound, fiercely truthful–yet soulful and touching description of an 'other worldly' magician who walked (and graced) the earth as a visionary with a scientific edge! How deeply moving to realize that there is a tiny spark of this visionary – Steve Jobs – inside each one of us ... alas lying dormant & sadly unrecognized by most of us... Thanks for this beautiful tribute to Steve Jobs – – and all the readers!

      October 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Kawamoto Bolado S.

    Hes really a GreatMan and Shared His Knowledge for Us,Maybe it has a reason,that God gave Us this Man,Like us ,We had a apportunity to give our Simpathy to each other,Knowledge must be shared,not being so selfish,But in just One click God took his Life so soon,Do you think without This Apple Computers,We could Do the other Jobs,All over the World.Do you think,We can continue our success,just to communicate,We cant without this excellent computers He made,We all should be Thankful to this Man,

    October 8, 2011 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse |
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