Steve Jobs died on Wednesday from a rare form of pancreatic cancer. The life expectancy of this type of cancer is five months; Jobs lived seven years after being diagnosed. The late founder of Apple completely revolutionized computers, music and the entire digital world. His passing is a great loss to us all.
Many have tried—and few have succeeded—at saying something that truly encapsulates the mark Jobs has left on the world. I won’t endeavor to write a tearful obituary. Instead, I’ll let Jobsspeak for himself, as he does in the following clip from his 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University.
In other news…
Digital Music News imagines the post-Jobs music industry, one that may offer a “more competitive landscape, one less lopsided towards Apple … .”
Audio monitoring service TuneSat has extended its TV monitoring services, which help music copyright holders to recover royalties and keep tabs on unauthorized use, to broadcasts in Austria, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, in addition to more than 200 channels in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Italy.