Steve jobs the Silicon valley entrepreneur, who changed the world ‘s computing, mobile phone, music and the daily life of common man died on Wednesday at the age of 56. A diagnosis of a rare form of pancreatic cancer in 2004 cast a shadow over his life, but the CEO asserting that the dieses was curable. Apple paid homage to its visionary leader by changing its website to a big-black-and white photograph of him with the caption “Steve Jobs:1955-2011.”
Born in San Francisco, and was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs, Steven Paul (his early name) started Apple computer with his friend Steve Wozniak in his parent’s garage in 1976. In the late 1970, Steve jobs with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Mike Markkula, and others designed, developed and marketed Apple II series, one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers. 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 2011. In 1986, he acquired the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm Ltd which was turned as Pixar Animation Studios. He remained CEO and majority shareholder at 50.1 percent until its acquisition by The Walt Disney company in 2006.On August 24, 2011, Jobs announced his resignation from his role as Apple’s CEO.Forbes estimated his net wealth at billion in 2010, making him the 42nd wealthiest American.
Here is a list of some best infographics created and published by some famous online sites. This lovely infographics helps you to go through the life and vision of Steve Jobs.
An infographic showing Steve Jobs major accomplishment,
[Source – digitalization ]
Here is another infographic about Steve Jobs,
[Source – London creative Digital]
Another infographic about 15 things you didn’t know about Steve jobs,
Steve Jobs Timeline Infographic
[Source – The Geeks Club ]
Another infographic displaying complete journey of Steve Jobs
[Source – Laptop Magazine]
Newsweek had published an infographic about 10 Commandments of Steve,
You can also view various infographic about Steve Jobs and apple which appeared in Mashable. You can visit Steve Jobs page in Wikipedia. You can also read the prepared text of the commencement address delivered by Steve jobs on June 12,2005 from the Stanford University site.
“The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented,” President Barack Obama said in a statement. “For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it’s been an insanely great honor,” said Microsoft’s Bill Gates.”Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve,” Apple said in a statement.
“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.” “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,” Jobs said during a Stanford commencement ceremony in 2005.
Thank you Steve. Thanks for changing the world.