Meet Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at his first-ever online archive


As the 11th anniversary of the death of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs approaches, his friends and family have launched the first-ever online Steve Jobs archive featuring his quotes, video/audio addresses and more.

Laurene Powell Jobs, his wife, launched the online archive Wednesday at Vox Media’s Code conference in the United States.

“While we have artifacts and real material, archives are much more about ideas,” she said.

The archive begins with a poetic email Steve Jobs sent to himself about his admiration for humanity.

“I did not invent the transistor, the microprocessor, object-oriented programming, or most of the technologies I work with. I love and admire my kind, living and dead, and I totally depend on them for my life and my well-being,” he said. wrote.

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The online archive also contains his famous 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University in the United States, as well as other video and audio addresses.

“With respect for the past and enthusiasm for the future, the Steve Jobs Archive offers people the tools and opportunities to make their own contribution,” according to the website.

“We build programs, scholarships, collections and partnerships that reflect Steve’s values ​​and advance his sense of possibility,” he added.

The archives “will act as a repository of historical documents relating to Steve, some of which have never been made public before”.

Steve Jobs worked closely with legendary designer Jony Ive to develop a range of products with wider cultural ramifications, beginning with Apple Store, App Store (iOS), iMac, iPad, iPod, iPhone, iTunes and iTunes Store.

In 2003, Steve Jobs was diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor.

He died of tumor-related respiratory arrest on October 5, 2011, at the age of 56.

In 2022, he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


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