My daughter will read this post later today on her iPad. The web today is full of tributes to a man who was passionate about technology and engineering. Take a few minutes to read Steve Levy's overview of Jobs' life and influence. You won't regret it.
Or watch Steve Jobs' own amazing 2005 Stanford University speech about life, work and death:
Jobs left us all with words to live by: Your time is limited. Don't waste it living someone else's life.