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Links We Love This Week: A Tribute to Steve Jobs

Steve JobsThe “links we love” post this week is dedicated to Steve Jobs, an amazing innovator, creator and world changer who passed away this week. The news weighed heavy in the social media world, the irony being that people were posting from their iPhones, iPads and Macs–clearly, Steve made a dent in the universe and he will be dearly missed. What’s next for Apple? We can’t say, but we offer these words: keep dreaming, keep creating and never stop.

5) Steve Jobs: How To Live Before You Die (Ted.com)
At his Stanford University commencement speech, Steve Jobs, CEO and co-founder of Apple and Pixar, urges us to pursue our dreams.

4) “Dear Steve…” A Letter to the Departed Genius (ABC News)
Today, people around the world are mourning your loss but I think they forget how you’ll always be with them. In fact, many people probably learned of your passing on the very devices your company created…

3) What Steve Jobs Taught Us: It’s Ok To Fail (MSNBC)
Steve Jobs will always be best known for his incredible success in guiding Apple Inc. and transforming the entire consumer computer and phone industry. But he’ll also be remembered fondly as the poster child for how making mistakes — and even failing — can sometimes end up being the best thing that ever happens to you.

2) Steve Jobs and The Rise of Social Media (CNN)
Steve Jobs saw around corners, over the horizon and into the future, changing forever our daily lives through technology. He taught us to download music. He made computers approachable through his simple and elegant designs. He used everyday words instead of engineering jargon. He made computing comprehensible by employing “desktop metaphors”: We opened folders, read documents and threw away our trash. It is nearly impossible to imagine (or remember) the world without the tools and experiences that Jobs created and popularized.

1) Best in Blogs: Steve Jobs Quotes, Final Interviews and What Bill Gates Thought (WSJ)
What did Bill Gates have to say about the passing of Steve Jobs? What did Jobs have to say to his biographer right before the end? And what are some of  Jobs’s best quotes? A look at some of the most interesting Jobs-related posts from the Wall Street Journal blogs.

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