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RIP Steve Jobs. We’ve Lost an Icon.

RIP Steve Jobs Apple

I spend over 12 hours of my day in front of my MacBook. When I leave the house, my iPod touch has to come with me. I don’t remember the last time I bought a physical CD because I use iTunes for all my music. Apple Rules Every Gadget Around Me. I stay giving away all my monies for their awesome stuff. And the man behind it just passed. Steve Jobs was only 56. Pancreatic cancer ain’t about that long life!

*fights the air*
*hugs my iPod touch*
*strokes my macbook*
*hits my wall slide with such reckless abandon that I almost scraped the paint of the wall*

I tried to write something long but my thoughts aren’t flowing clearly. The enormity of Steve’s passing is weighing on me and I can’t even put it into words. All I know is that the man revolutionized the way we communicate, therefore changing the way we live. He is a hero to geeks everywhere.

There aren’t a lot of people whose work and life permeates our everyday like Steve. He is the epitome of an icon. The world has lost a legend.

Apple. Pixar. iPod. iPhone. iTunes. iMac. MacBook. Well, iSad. I might rock a black turtleneck today if it’s cold enough to #payamish to Steve.

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

We hear you. To infinity and beyond! (See what I did there?)

RIP Steven Paul Jobs. 

Sent from my MacBook.

Steve Jobs Apple Icon

Shoutout to Jonathan Kam for creating that graphic. It’s floating all over the interwebs but he created it. #PayAmish

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  1. Akua
    October 6, 2011 at 7:34 am

    I totally agree. I didn’t know the man, but I’m really sad about this passing. The products he envisioned and created touch every aspect of my life and I don’t think there will be someone as brilliant and creative for a long time. Rest well Mr. Jobs.

  2. gwen (@ashlee1969)
    October 6, 2011 at 11:01 am

    *wall slides with Luvvie* 🙁

  3. October 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm


    Great write-up. Yes, ma’am, Mr. Jobs was on that brilliant ish. He revived what was once considered an “other” computer and turned it into THEE brand. Dopeness. AND he was a co-founder of arguable thee best production company evah?! (my #PixarStandom is showing and yes I sawed what you did thurr)

    R.I.P. indeed, Steve Jobs.

  4. minacakes
    October 7, 2011 at 11:40 am

    I still can’t believe it! I have nothing but teh utmost respect for the man. He’s affected my life in such a big way. I fondly remember playing shuffle puck and Oregon Trail on the old school Mac which was the first computer we had in our home. Apple just doesn’t feel the same, he will be sorely missed. RIP Steve Jobs

  5. October 7, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    Beautifully said. I don’t usually feel ‘celebrity passings’ as though these people were somehow related to me or meaningful to my everyday life…but I did feel this. RIP, Steve Jobs.

    Sent from my MacBook Pro.

  6. October 8, 2011 at 10:49 am

    RIP to Steve Jobs. He was the tech version of Walt Disney.

  7. Kra Z Katt
    October 11, 2011 at 10:58 am

    I must say that when I found out that Steve Jobs passed away, I dropped a tear. It felt like he was a distant cousin or uncle that I wasn’t too close to but was fond of. His creations and his work have impacted my life more than I would have imagined before I read this. I hadn’t thought of the many ways that my day-to-day living has changed. I do listen to music differently. The way I purchase music has changed as well (haven’t bought a physical music cd in years). He revolutionized the media and technology industry and for this, I am thankful. Only thing I wish for now is to be able to view Flash content on my iPad. Maybe now that he’s in a better place, we can see this come about! Ijs….