Upon hearing the disheartening news that Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple, the blogosphere blew up with round-ups of “best-of” lists, embarrassing video clips, and ridiculous mash-ups. And now I’ve rounded up the best of the round-ups for the ultimate tribute to the ultimate Maker.
Follow these Jobs-isms on tech, money, the competition, life, and death. The Wall Street Journal pulled them from interviews like Playboy, Newsweek, and his famed Stanford commencement speech.
Best Video Round-Up
While there are many classic Jobs performances, watch the more iconic moments — like when he said Microsoft had no taste — at VentureBeat.
Most Ridiculous Mash-Up
The day when a Stanford commencement speech gets auto-tuned has arrived. Rock out to Jobs as he preaches, “Stay hungry, stay foolish.”
Most Time-Consuming Mash-Up
Fast Company pieced together 32 links about Steve Jobs to create a story that “has already been written.”
Most Embarrassing Video
What could be more embarrassing than this video where the master of technology is in awe of basic technology…and then almost pukes because of it?
This Taiwanese company compressed the life and career of Steve Jobs into a 2-minute animated video that involves LSD, the Grim Reaper, and Bill Gates as Darth Vader.