Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, died Wednesday at age 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Widely credited with transforming the way people use computers, listen to music, and communicate, Jobs's influence and vision shaped each of Apple's popular devices. Jobs, a college dropout inspired by the spirit of the 60s, founded Apple in a garage with Steve Wozniak in 1976. In a statement on its website, Apple wrote, "Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives."
Steven Levy, a journalist for Wired magazine, and author of "Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, The Computer That Changed Everything" and "The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness," remembers the vision, life, and legacy of Steve Jobs.
Takeaway listeners also talk about how Jobs's products impacted their lives.