Apple has updated its website this morning introduce a ‘Remembering Steve‘ page which shares a selection of tributes left by Apple fans from all over the world since Steve passed away on October 5.
The page automatically refreshes every so often with new tributes from fans who have shared their memories, thoughts, and feelings on Steve’s passing. Over a million people have already shared their tributes, according to Apple, and fans are still being invited to submit their messages:
Over a million people from all over the world have shared their memories, thoughts, and feelings about Steve. One thing they all have in common — from personal friends to colleagues to owners of Apple products — is how they’ve been touched by his passion and creativity. You can view some of these messages below.
Here’s a few of the messages that caught my eye this morning:
To see the looks on my 7 and 8 year old student’s faces when they touch, hold, and use the ipad, gives me chills. I am so blessed to be able to do two jobs that I’m so passionate about and intertwine them together. This is all due to Steve Jobs. I am a teacher and an Apple employee. He will always be the man who saw a dream and went for it. A dream that has forever changed the world for the better. I am so grateful to be a part of such an extraordinary company created and perfected by him. I send my deepest condolences to his family, friends, and Apple family. He will truly be missed but always remembered.
So far removed
I never met Steve Jobs, but as a designer, he and his company have had such a strong impact in my life. I use their products everyday. When I had a serious problem I could email Steve Jobs and someone would be on that Problem ricky tick. As I said, I never met the man, but I miss and mourn him as I would a close and dear friend. Rest in Peace sir.
I was a Luddite. I graduated from college in the mid ’80s without once using either the school’s mainframe computer or any of the personal computers that were starting to appear in dorm rooms. I became a teacher who created tests and other class materials on a typewriter. And then, in the early ’90s, I was assigned as a duty a period each day in our school’s Mac Lab. And it changed my life. Within a few months, I bought my first computer, a second-hand Mac Plus. And I’ve owned a long string of Macs ever since. Thank you, Steve Jobs, for — as Poe said — daring to dream a dream that no one dared to dream before. Thank you for making the world a better place.
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