Something quite interesting, I was using my Mac that I hadn't used in months today when he died. Quite an odd coincidence.
Um... try reading my earlier post.While it is terrible that someone has died, I dont really understand why this is such a big deal... What has he done to help the world? Aside from being the Ex-CEO of the power-hungry and manipulative company which is Apple?
they helped popularize the concept of an easy to use computer in every home.
But IMO, that pales in comparison that they helped popularize the concept of an easy to use computer in every home.
Space exploration and technological advancement in that frontier would be a crippled form of what it is today if there wasn't the political motivations of the Cold War behind it. Likewise, without an entrepeneur pushing, marketing and funding R&D in personal computing, we would be nowhere near what we have today. Yes, it would have happened eventually - but eventually would have been a long way off.That was going to happen anyway, with or without the help from Apple & Mr Jobs.