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Old 10-05-2011, 08:54 PM   #1
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Default Apparently Steve Jobs Died

The interwebz are going nuts. Looks like Gizmodo crashed under the load.

WSJ article:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...210811910.html

I've never been a big fan of apple, but the man new how to stir up a frenzy about a product.
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:56 PM   #2
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was just going to post this.

http://www.apple.com/

http://www.apple.com/stevejobs/

apparently this time he's really dead, took me a little while to check credible sources as I don't believe any of this **** since the last time it was reported back in 2008.
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:58 PM   #3
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Was also about to post this. Thanks 4chan for being the forefront of news.

I won't miss him. Maybe now his gimmick Apple products will go away, or at least slow down. A new retouched phone every year... that's too goddamn much.
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Never been a fan of apple stuff, but I had nothing against this guy.
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He's dead, Jim.
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Wow so people will finally stop buying **** they dont need.

Just kidding. He was a genius. Tough luck on the pancreatic cancer :(

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wow.
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tough crowd, even for a dead guy.

apple stock remains stable in after-hours today.
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just saw this.

Not that I like the overpriced "limited" snob feel of apple, but his company did have some world culture changing products going back to apple PC with the Woz.

regards to his family.
Cancer is no joke.
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Old 10-05-2011, 10:35 PM   #10
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Smart guy.

On one side I hate him for creating the douche bag apple laptop owners. But on the other hand I do enjoy my iPhone. Although I will most likely be switching to something different in 8 months when my contract is up.
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I hate Apple, however I have an Ipod because it's abundant. If I ever broke/lost my charger there is a gas station in Austria in the middle of a mountain with one. That being said he was a great business guy even if i didn't like 99% of his stuff. Like Hitler. Never liked his views but he was good at implementing his.
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I hate Apple, however I have an Ipod because it's abundant. If I ever broke/lost my charger there is a gas station in Austria in the middle of a mountain with one. That being said he was a great business guy even if i didn't like 99% of his stuff. Like Hitler. Never liked his views but he was good at implementing his.
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^someone stole his Touch
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Disclaimer: I'm not an Apple "fan" by any means. My gf has a MAC and I hate using it, but I love my ipod and iphone.

This guy did more than most people will ever do and then some. Not only did he do something for himself, but he did something that has bettered so many lives in so many ways. He'll definitely live on with the Apple legacy. Such a smart ******* guy all around. Mad props to him.

To you losers saying "**** him", "he did nothing for me", etc etc. Don't you have anything better to do than release your stupidity in the expression of words? I mean really. If that's all you have to say, you're a loser **** that should just go crawl back into your hole. The guy just died from cancer.
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Sad day, I will devote my texts for today in his honor.

Saddest part is that he only resigned a few months ago. I hope he wasn't regretting that on his death bed. Devoted man.
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should have resigned a long time ago and enjoyed life......just my .02
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should have resigned a long time ago and enjoyed life......just my .02
I agree, I'm going to retire as soon as I can.
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should have resigned a long time ago and enjoyed life......just my .02
While that may be YOUR path, I don't think that is quite what drove Steve. It wasn't a race to the finish so you could sit back and wither away. He loved Apple. It was his child and time spent building it was quality time.

Quote from his Stanford commencement address:
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When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: “If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.” It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.
I think that he lived each day doing the things that were most precious to him.

Could we all be so lucky...
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Wow so people will finally stop buying **** they dont need.

Just kidding. He was a genius. Tough luck on the pancreatic cancer :(

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Android > iphone
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