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Steve Jobs: R.I.P. 1955-2011

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UPDATE 10-06-2011: I say goodbye — and thanks


Steve Jobs: R.I.P.

UPDATE 7:59 p.m.: The Wall Street Journal story


UPDATE 8:13 p.m.: WSJ interactive timeline of Steve Jobs’ life


UPDATE: #iSad trending on Twitter


UPDATE: Twitter mourns a genius


Author: Jacqui Barrineau

Jacqui Barrineau is a writer and editor who lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with husband Trey, a Shetland Sheepdog and two unhelpful-but-funny cats. Her work has appeared in "So to Speak" and "Calliope," and she's a regular contributor to the flash-fiction sites Paragraph Planet and Doorknobs & Bodypaint. Once upon a time, she was the audience engagement editor at USA Today. Now she does other fun things that involve advertising, marketing and social media. The views expressed here and in other outlets are hers, not her clients'. Outside of work, she's proud to serve on the Northern Virginia Community College Marketing Advisory Committee. As a committee member, she joins industry leaders in lending their knowledge and expertise to ensure the college's Marketing curriculum is relevant and responsive to the needs of the students and the surrounding business communities.

One thought on “Steve Jobs: R.I.P. 1955-2011

  1. Wah. I thought my 2004-era “magic” iPod was a goner on the day Jobs died. Like you, I see mine as a living thing, my therapist — it knows my mind better than I. I frantically administered CPR, did a software update, still wouldn’t play. Contemplated, gulp, trading it in. Then yesterday, unceremoniously, it recovered, like a stunned butterfly. Can’t wait to hear what shuffled playlist it has in store this morning, as it finds the strength to mourn its maker.