RIP – Steve Jobs

A sad day today.

One of the driving figures of modern computing has left us, but his influence will remain with us for a long time.

The vision to take ideas and develop them, from Xerox’s initial ideas of a GUI which he developed into the modern Bit Mapped Screen driven by Mouse, to produce the Macintosh.

Creating Next Computers, a computer that was instrumental in the development of the world wide web and the Next Operating system which became OS X.

Taking Pixar to the pinnacle of modern animated film making.

Making MP3 players simple to use and popular throughout the world.

Creating a Smart Phone that could be used by Grandmothers as well as geeks.

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