The world lost one of its most iconic innovators yesterday when Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. and former CEO of Pixar Animation Studios died of pancreatic cancer. Word of his death spread like wildfire and celebrities took to Twitter to commemorate his genius:
“RIP Steve Jobs Rest in peace homie” – Snoop Dogg
“An innovator. Contributed so much to this generation & beyond. RIP Steve Jobs” – Nicki Minaj
“For those of us lucky enough to get to work with Steve, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.” — Bill Gates.
“#youchangetheworld we lost a great innovator … steve jobs designed a whole new world … he will be missed …” – Will.i.am
“Talk about someone who left a mark on this Earth. Steve Jobs. What an eternal inspiration. A huge one for my collective & company Wondaland” – JanelleMonae
RIP to one of my HEROS Steve Jobs!!! You’s a Bad Mother fucka! 4real. Changed the game. Thanks for dreaming So BIG!!! #ripSteveJobs” – P Diddy
“If you have yr health consider it the top of the GIFT pile. SteveJobs did a lot in 56yrs&wished he had wht many of yoU HAVE… I did the Grammy webcast in 1996 for Apple at MadisonSqGarden as payment they said $1000 or 2 POwerPCs, ..I took the 2 PowerMACs” – Chuck D.
And the staff at HelloBeautiful wants to add:
Farewell to brilliance. Rest in Peace in your iCloud with your IPad in hand and IPod blasting in your ears. Thank you Mr. Jobs for changing the face of the technology, you were truly a man with a vision.