Wozniak Tearfully Remembers His Friend Steve. President Obama on the Passing of Steve Jobs: "He changed the way each of us sees the world." Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs (1955-2011): Statement from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Larry Page - Google+ - I am very, very sad to hear the news about Steve. He was a… Sergey Brin - Google+ - From the earliest days of Google, whenever Larry and I… Steve Jobs and the actually usable computer - W3C Blog. At a sad time at which the world has just lost Steve Jobs, it is well to reflect on some of the things which he, his passion, and his creations have given us, as now the technical community should take many of these upon its collective shoulders.
A big thing Steve Jobs did for the world was to insist that computers could be usable rather than totally infuriating! The NeXT was brilliant. Jack : Thank you, Steve. Dickc : Once in a rare while, some... Apple Macintosh presentation 1984. Eric Schmidt on Steve Jobs. Everyone knows the transaction where the board sided with John Sculley and Steve left Apple (AAPL).
Steve sold all of his Apple stock, kept one share, and founded NeXT. Typical Steve maneuver. When I was still at Sun Microsystems, I visited him at NeXT—we did a bunch of deals with him. He was exactly the same way he was at Apple: strongly opinionated, knew what he was doing.