Steve Jobs 1955-2011

6 October, 2011 - Paul Dixon

I didn’t hear the sad news of Steve Jobs’ passing until this morning. Since then it’s been pretty hard to escape the news – I’ve read numerous obituaries and tributes, but I’m not going to post my own here – I don’t think I could do it justice. Instead, I’ve decided to post two videos which are more powerful than anything else I have seen today, plus Apple’s own tribute.

The first video is an unaired version of the Think Different advert narrated by Steve Jobs, and the second is a speech he made to graduating students at Stanford University.

Think Different Advert:

Stanford University Speech:

Tribute posted on Apple’s website:

“Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.

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Paul Dixon is the owner of Macsessed. He lives in Lancashire in the UK where he works as a web designer. You can find him on and Twitter.