I don’t think I can add much to what has already been said about Steve Jobs. Like others I’ve read on the web, I consider my life, professionally and personally to be linked in a way to Apple, and Steve Jobs. From my first interactions with the Apple II in kindergarten, to my Campus Representative job in college, the Mac SE/30 I bought my Grandparents so they could email, my current job, the announcement we sent out about our engagement (edited with iMovie), the thousands of photos I have stored on our laptops, FaceTime and iChat conversations with my family and friends. It all seems possible because of Apple and Jobs. We probably would have gotten here without Steve Jobs, just a little less elegantly and maybe not for another few years.
Here’s just a couple things you should read / watch about Jobs: