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Meats_Of_Evil Oct 05, 2011, 07:43pm EDT Report Abuse
Just read this! This is a sad day.


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john albrich Oct 05, 2011, 07:54pm EDT Report Abuse
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"But almost immediately, they yanked the item and tweeted an apology of sorts: "Reports of Steve Job's [sic] death completely unconfirmed."

They didn't know one way or the other.

http://www.tmz.com/2011/09/09/steve-jobs-apple-ex-ceo-health-w...swas-dead/

john albrich Oct 05, 2011, 07:56pm EDT Report Abuse
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Just saw on TV that Apple has confirmed Steve has died.

Meats_Of_Evil Oct 05, 2011, 08:04pm EDT Report Abuse
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http://www.apple.com/stevejobs/

The website also informs this.

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~Vel Oct 05, 2011, 08:45pm EDT Report Abuse
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john albrich said:

"But almost immediately, they yanked the item and tweeted an apology of sorts: "Reports of Steve Job's [sic] death completely unconfirmed."

They didn't know one way or the other.

http://www.tmz.com/2011/09/09/steve-jobs-apple-ex-ceo-health-w...swas-dead/


That one's from a month ago though.

john albrich Oct 05, 2011, 09:04pm EDT Report Abuse
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~Vel said:
...That one's from a month ago though.


That's what my poor vision and just using Google to search on keywords gets me. I didn't look closely enough at the article date since the headline was topical and it was at the top of the returned search list. Wonder if that was Google "prioritizing" their clients content for me?

<a class= Oct 06, 2011, 01:53am EDT Report Abuse
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Apple is goin' down nao.

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Meats_Of_Evil Oct 06, 2011, 02:07am EDT Report Abuse
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Dr. Peaceful Oct 06, 2011, 11:30am EDT Report Abuse
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My condolences. RIP Mr. Jobs.

kOrny Oct 06, 2011, 02:48pm EDT Report Abuse
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Poor guy. I never liked Apple, but his death will definitely change the tech industry.

Might be a bit too soon, but it is kind of ironic that he was killed by a PC (Pancreatic Cancer). ;)

Meats_Of_Evil Oct 06, 2011, 08:40pm EDT Report Abuse
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Too soon k0rny but still pretty funny lol.

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Dr. Peaceful Oct 06, 2011, 10:46pm EDT Report Abuse
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Here is yet another "coincidence" for you to wonder.

Jef Raskin was the Apple employee who actually started the Macintosh project and contributed a lot of the initial ideas for Macs, while Steve Jobs was busy with his Lisa computers. Eventually Steve Jobs took over the Mac project, and Jef left Apple due to conflict with Steve.

Now the coincidence...
Jef Raskin passed away 2005 from Pancreatic Cancer.
Steve Jobs passed away yesterday, also from Pancreatic Cancer.

Both creators of Mac were killed by PCs. :O

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh

Dr. Peaceful Oct 06, 2011, 11:06pm EDT Report Abuse
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Another thing to wonder...

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_jobs
Following high school graduation in 1972, Jobs enrolled at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Although he dropped out after only one semester, he continued auditing classes at Reed, while sleeping on the floor in friends' rooms, returning Coke bottles for food money, and getting weekly free meals at the local Hare Krishna temple. Jobs later said, "If I had never dropped in on that single calligraphy course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts."

In the fall of 1974, Jobs returned to California and began attending meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with Wozniak. He took a job as a technician at Atari, a manufacturer of popular video games, with the primary intent of saving money for a spiritual retreat to India.

Jobs then traveled to India to visit the Neem Karoli Baba at his Kainchi Ashram with a Reed College friend (and, later, the first Apple employee), Daniel Kottke, in search of spiritual enlightenment. He came back a Buddhist with his head shaved and wearing traditional Indian clothing. During this time, Jobs experimented with psychedelics, calling his LSD experiences "one of the two or three most important things [he had] done in [his] life". He later said that people around him who did not share his countercultural roots could not fully relate to his thinking.


So, his auditing of a calligraphy class contributed to Mac's fonts. I am wonder what did his LSD experiences contributed to Mac, other than the psychedelic colors of the original Apple logo? ;)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Apple_Computer_Logo_rainbow.svg

Dr. Peaceful Oct 06, 2011, 11:16pm EDT Report Abuse
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Also from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs (right after the passage in my previous post)
Jobs returned to his previous job at Atari and was given the task of creating a circuit board for the game Breakout. According to Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Atari had offered $100 for each chip that was eliminated in the machine. Jobs had little interest in or knowledge of circuit board design and made a deal with Wozniak to split the bonus evenly between them if Wozniak could minimize the number of chips. Much to the amazement of Atari, Wozniak reduced the number of chips by 50, a design so tight that it was impossible to reproduce on an assembly line. According to Wozniak, Jobs told Wozniak that Atari had given them only $700 (instead of the actual $5,000) and that Wozniak's share was thus $350.

God damn cheater. If I were Wozniak, I would take the whole $700. LOL ;)

Edit to add:
$700 that is assuming Jobs wasn't lying at the first place about the amount paid by Atari. If Atari actually paid him $5000, then he pocketed $4650 himself, while Woz only got $350. Unfortunately, neither Atari nor Jobs exist any more to prove the truth.

From this you got to wonder, if he could rip off his best friend's talent, how many others' talents did he rip off in his career???


Remember this: for every famous person, there are hundreds of persons whose names you may never know working behind him. And that is a fact! Unfortunately, our society loves idolization and fame.

Jon Bailey Oct 07, 2011, 09:40pm EDT Report Abuse
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the man was a rip off artist, every apple product proves this

"The world is a temple to the self, and these days, there's alot of believers"
Meats_Of_Evil Oct 09, 2011, 04:52am EDT Report Abuse
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mothow Oct 09, 2011, 12:29pm EDT Report Abuse
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oh well

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Michael C Nov 02, 2011, 12:58pm EDT Report Abuse
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iDied

Dr. Peaceful Nov 02, 2011, 05:13pm EDT Report Abuse
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Headline news: Apple unveiled their first new Mac after Mr. Jobs' saddening departure. It will once again revolutionize the computer world and change the way of life of the entire human race!! The video also feature a new Apple marketing representative, John, who will replace Mr. Job's role in keynote speeches and public appearances.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noe3kR8KqJc

SuPeR Xp Nov 02, 2011, 08:58pm EDT Report Abuse
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Dam, you had me going for a minute :P

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