I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.
The great innovator Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple. He is one of my inspirations in life for innovation. It’s a sad news that he has stepped down. Apple still can continue without him and reach new heights, but will there be any innovation and great design?
My first Apple product that I own was a 3rd generation iPod Nano. When I bought that, I was fantasized by the User Interface and the design especially the Thumb Wheel. It saved my thumb from hell lot of clicks 🙂
All their products aren’t affordable that I couldn’t buy anything other than the iPod 🙂 but still I keep checking their site for the news and fall in love with all new Apple products.
Currently I’m reading a book about him – Inside Steve’s brain. I am yet to complete the book and hearing his resignation news today is just sad.
I always remember Steve Jobs for the following.
- He was dropped out of college.
- Introducing the first home computer with a GUI
- Resigned Apple and founded NeXT
- Pixar Animation Studios
- He recruited John Sculley (Pepsi Co CEO) by asking him “Do
you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come
with me and change the world”
- Creation of Mac OS, iPod, iPhone, iPad
- His Black Turtle-neck T shirt and Blue jean.
There is lot more to say but I will end my post here as I have my Algorithm arrears exam tomorrow morning 🙂
I wish him good health.
Thank you Steve Jobs for inspiring me in life !!
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