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    RIP Steve Jobs


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    Yeah. 56 was too young.
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    Damn. Beat me to it.

    www.apple.com/stevejobs/
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    intellect? we don't need so stinking intellect. this is the 41.
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    And this is why I don't ride aluminum frames... they will explode if I look at it wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlphaDogg View Post
    Damn. Beat me to it.

    www.apple.com/stevejobs/
    Yeah, I had a dupe post up, too.
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    He didn't die poor
    Took care of business till the end.
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    Did Siri do it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dcrowell View Post
    Did Siri do it?
    Siri means penis in Georgian.
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    intellect? we don't need so stinking intellect. this is the 41.
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    And this is why I don't ride aluminum frames... they will explode if I look at it wrong.

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    well, it's a shame, but now we'll get to see how well apple will do on its own.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    I have a feeling he's given input to the next couple of generations of Apple products since he knew his time was up. He even cooperated to produce his first authorized biography that will be published in November.
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    In the end, the world is a far better place because of him, and how many people can you day that about? RIP Steve.

    Think Different.

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    I just installed the last fruits of his labor on my iPhone... I updated from iOS5.0 beta 7 to iOS5.0 Golden Master.

    To prove my Apple fanboi-ness, here is a list of my apple devices.
    2010 MacBook Pro
    2007 MacBook (x2)
    2004 iBook
    2004 PowerMac G5
    1999 iMac G3 333MHz (x2... One in Bondi blue and one in Grape)
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    intellect? we don't need so stinking intellect. this is the 41.
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    And this is why I don't ride aluminum frames... they will explode if I look at it wrong.

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    I was born in the same year the first Macintosh was introduced (1983).
    I lived to witness all the extra ordinary inventions that came out during his tenure at Apple.

    For all that I'm extremely happy

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    The image is 512x342, the screen dimensions of the first Macintosh.

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    Wow, way too young.

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    RIP

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    Insanely great.

    RIP Steve.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aadhils View Post
    I was born in the same year the first Macintosh was introduced (1983).
    I lived to witness all the extra ordinary inventions that came out during his tenure at Apple.

    For all that I'm extremely happy
    Me too. I'm a pretty devoted apple fan too. 2008 Macbook Pro, iPod 160 gig (I LOVE this), iPad 2, iPhone 4.... never been disappointed since I switched over. May he rest in peace.

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    Certainly a Visionary with a capital V.
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    Whipped up this video in iMovie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rangerdavid View Post
    intellect? we don't need so stinking intellect. this is the 41.
    Quote Originally Posted by eric01 View Post
    And this is why I don't ride aluminum frames... they will explode if I look at it wrong.

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    I partially blame the NeXT for my love of UNIX. SO much cooler than the Suns we had in the lab... and this was in 1995-7, when the NeXTs were pretty old. But come on, NeXTStep v. OpenWindows in the Sun labs v. System 7 in the Mac Labs v. Windows 3.1 in the PC labs was no contest. I know which lab I prefered to work in.
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    I didn't know the guy personally, and I'm not an emotional kinda guy, but I feel quite sad that he's gone. Truly amazing guy.
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    Steve Jobs - "Computers are like a bicycle for our minds."


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    Quote Originally Posted by 1nterceptor View Post
    Steve Jobs - "Computers are like a bicycle for our minds."

    He was a genius.

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