Claim: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs left behind a deathbed essay about how the "non-stop pursuit of wealth will only turn a person into a twisted being, just like me."
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Steve Jobs’s last words, revealed by his sister Mona Simpson, were ‘Oh wow’. Photograph: Jeff Chiu/AP. The last words of the late, much-lauded and much-quoted Steve Jobs have been revealed almost a month after the Apple co-founder died at the age of 56.
I recently read the last words Steve Jobs ever said before he passed away. And I have to say when I saw those words on paper, it gave me goose bumps and I decided right there and then that I HAD to write about this. Steve Jobs was an enigma. He was quirky.
One of the last times the late Steve Jobs made a public appearance in front of a camera, he was trying to sell local officials on Apple’s vision of a massive spaceship-style corporate campus.
STEVE JOBS(founder of Apple) Last Words before he died Published on October 11, 2016 October 11, he will realize that there is one book that he has yet to finish reading – “Book of Healthy
Steve Jobs’ sister, the novelist Mona Simpson, recounted the Apple co-founders final moments in a eulogy that was published by the New York Times at the time of his death in October 2011. In the eulogy, Simpson recalled Steve Jobs’ final words and his final hours: He seemed to be climbing.
Steve Jobs did not pursue wealth; he pursued an abiding dream and a compelling vision–to make a dent in the universe. It is common knowledge that Steve Jobs salary at Apple was $ 1. He had not been awarded any new equity since 2003, despite being its largest individual shareholder. His annual salary had been $ 1 since 1998. Top Apple executives, including Jobs, were/are employed at will, without severance or employment …
The patent on the Mac OS X Dock user interface with “magnification” feature was issued the day before he died. Although Jobs had little involvement in the engineering and technical side of the original Apple computers, Jobs later used his CEO position to directly involve himself with product design.