A decade later, Steve Jobs continues to inspire brilliant minds everywhere

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On the tenth anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, former Facebook vice president of partnerships Dan Rose took to Twitter to share some stories from his time with the late Apple co-founder. .

The common thread dedicated to Jobs saw Rose talking about his time on Facebook, where the work often brought him face to face with the then CEO of Apple.

“Forced” to create Apple Maps

One of the tweets explains that the CEO of Apple did not want to create a mapping app for iOS, but was forced to do so because the iOS counterpart of Google Maps was not competitive enough.

“I don’t want to create maps, but Google won’t put detailed itineraries on iOS, only on Android,” Jobs said according to the tweet, which also discusses how Facebook and Apple have developed an alliance on the common to compete. with Google.

Dislike Microsoft, Twitter

The thread also mentions another instance where Jobs mentioned his aversion to the microblogging platform Twitter.

Jobs also reportedly expressed his dislike of rival Microsoft, which he comically called “Evil” at one point. Jobs even once shared his ideas on building a TV and even talked about a car Apple might make in the future.

2005 Beginning of Stanford

After a few more short stories of his experiences with Jobs that showed how “ruthless, decisive, rude, charming and gracious” he was, Rose also shared Steve Jobs’ 2005 opening speech at Stanford, which according to Rose, serves as “a great reminder to be brave, to savor life and face death”.

Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011, exactly 10 years ago. The cause of his premature demise was a complication of a relapse of his previously treated islet of Langerhans islet cell neuroendocrine tumor. A decade later, his legacy not only lives on with Apple, but as a source of inspiration for brilliant minds around the world.

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