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Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

Steve_jobs Steve Jobs passed away today. He was just 56. Steve often talked about changing the world, and he did change the world in a huge way. His incredible dedication to detail and to simplicity and aesthetics raised the bar for technology, business, and design, and beyond. He even raised the bar for presentations. He was a true master. He was a true sensei. All his presentations were great, but my favorite one of Steve's is not his usual Apple presentation, but rather a short 15-minute speech delivered from behind a lectern at Stanford University in the spring of 2005. There is nothing I can say that has not been said before about this legendary man. I have no words. I hope you'll have a chance to listen to Steve's Stanford speech once again. (日本語 version.)

Steve's words are inspiring. Steve Jobs was—and will long remain—an inspiration for so many. Good bye, Sensei. We miss you.

"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 others' 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


John Zimmer

A fitting tribute, Garr. Simple and elegant, like products that Steve Jobs created and speeches he gave.

One of my favourite quotes comes from Steve Jobs. Anyone who has ever had to stand up in front of an audience to promote or defend a product, a principle or an idea can draw inspiration from it.

John Zimmer


“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” — Steve Jobs

Hakki Öcal

I reminded my followers that there is a guru behind all good presenters. And Steve had Garr. He was lucky.

Fred E. Miller

Thanks, Garr.

Let's all strive to "Be Different!"

R.I.P. Steve Jobs.

Susan Fan

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Jam Esbond

The way see it Steve's speech and life is a proof that if one really wants to achieve something there is no place for compromise. Real leaders do not give-and-take.

Angela DeFinis

Thanks, Garr. I love the Stanford speech. He was an exceptional man and in addition to the iFamily of products, and his many contributions, he gave us the greatest gift of all--the gift of knowing that anyone can change the world.

Locksmith Southampton

Big contribution to society from Steve Jobs - bringing all those wonderful products to the world, not to mention all the jobs he created at Apple. Sad to see him go.

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