Steve Jobs: Farewell to a Visionary

The image is from the Apple.com website today.

Steve founded Apple® Computer in 1976, and launched the first successful personal computer (the Macintosh®) in 1984.  I was working as an electrical engineer at the time and remember the incredible buzz that it created.  Since then we have all enjoyed the iPod®, iPad®, iPhone®, and Pixar®.  Steve was a true visionary and prolific inventor. He is named as an inventor on 312 issued Apple patents, and a handful of pending applications.  You can peruse the patents by cutting and pasting the following into your browser:

http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-adv.htm&r=0&p=1&f=S&l=50&Query=in%2Fjobs+and+an%2Fapple&d=PTXT

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