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London, Feb 17 (IANS) Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs has terminal pancreatic cancer and may live for just six more weeks, a media report said Thursday.

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Honestly... I think he is being punished for making something so wonderful into something awful. Pre-OSX Apple on Motorola CPUs I miss you forever...

Plus the fact that Apple has driven consumerism to new heights which is the absolute bane of western society. We are so concerned with out commodity fetishism that most of us ignore what is real and important in life.

The world needs less Steve Jobs and more James Baldwin, Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano etc....

Human suffering is never good, so I wonlt say I take pleasure in reading this, but Apple has caused so much of it and has made it so easy for the masses to ignore it. I find this to be Ironic at the very least.

/rant

Also I know I am not supposed to quote the whole article, but it is small so.. whatever. (Don't hurt me mods)
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My predication

5/24/11
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Moved and quote trimmed. That was NOWHERE NEAR short enough to quote the whole thing.
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post #4 of 31
It's very sad to see someone losing their life to cancer. It makes you wonder once the inevitable happens, where Apple may go from there.
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Could be wrong, but wasn't this the same article that got closed because it was based off of a tabloid that Yahoo decided was legitimate enough to post?

EDIT: Yep, it is.

EDIT: Nvm, seen it's been moved.

Oh, and he can't die before he announced the next iPhone :/.
Edited by pez - 3/12/11 at 3:34pm
 
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post #6 of 31
Wow, someone is on their deathbed and he "deserves" it for something as stupid as selling his product?
post #7 of 31
I'm curious as how to Apple will fare after he's gone.
post #8 of 31
Steve Jobs may not be popular amongst us PC enthusiasts, but you can't deny that he's had an impact on the computer world as a whole. Just look at the way things are going.

Regardless if you like him or not, cancer of any sort is a terrible way to go.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp;12708356 
Moved and quote trimmed. That was NOWHERE NEAR short enough to quote the whole thing.

and my....comment?
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Even tho I don't like apple that much, but Jobs did a good job on making new and interesting product! Gonna be sad if he is gone..
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