Steve Jobs died today. Pancreatic cancer. 56.
He stepped down as CEO of Apple, the once-thriving, then-fledgling, then-thriving-beyond-the-wildest-dreams-of-any-tech-company-in-history, little more than one month ago. We knew it was his health. We still didn’t think it would be this soon.
The Internet is reeling tonight. Twitter crashed. Every site you visit seems to have some sort of memorial. Apple’s site displays only the image above.
We lost a visionary, without a doubt. One of the great minds of our times.
For Apple-ites, it’s more. Today, they lost the leader of a subculture.