Sunday, October 16 Proclaimed “Day Steve Jobs” In California

Oct 17, 2011 No Comments by

In California, this Sunday, October 16 was proclaimed “Day Steve Jobs”. This was announced by the state governor, Jerry Brown , in honor of the co-founder of Apple who died on October 5 at age of 56, who “personified the California dream” .

 

“To say he was influential is an understatement. His innovations have transformed the industry and the products he has designed and developed for the market have changed the way the world communicates” , said Jerry Brown in a statement . “But more importantly, his vision helped bring powerful technology once reserved for large corporations or the State, in the hands of ordinary consumers ” , he says.

 

Steve Jobs was a “visionary California unique and it was normal that we mark this day in honor of his life and achievements. He embodied the spirit of a State, that the whole world looks like to know what does the future ” , he says.

Private Tributes

A tribute to his memory will be held Sunday by his wife at the University of California at Stanford, in the Silicon Valley , according to local media. Apple said the event was strictly private and closed to the press.

Another memorial ceremony, intended for employees of the firm at the apple, will be held October 19 in the amphitheater of the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, also in Silicon Valley.


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