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LEGO fans remember Apple-founder Steve Jobs

by admin on October 7, 2011

in Community News

You’ve undoubtedly heard by now that Steve Jobs passed away a couple of days ago after a long battle with cancer. It’s been all over the news with wall-to-wall coverage, while iCandle vigils have sprung up all over the world. Steve Jobs is being remembered as a pioneer, a technological revolutionary, a visionary. Here I will share with you a few inspirational quotes from Steve Jobs, along with memorial creations by LEGO fans:

R.I.P. Steve Jobs by Joey KWOK

 “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma– which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

Steve Jobs by Arthur Gugick - made with printed LEGO tiles (click on the image for larger view)

“Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did. You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. . .  As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. . . So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.”

"Not Gone, Just in the Cloud" by Contoured

 “Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”

Rest in peace, Steve! You have (i)touched the lives of us all! 😥

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Micky October 9, 2011 at 8:51 AM

No more with us. Steve Jobs (1955-2011) did lots of things, including the iMac I am writing with.
I love the first photo. Breathtaking !

Micky,
honoring Steve Jobs on http://lactuenlego.over-blog.com/

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MorningCoffee October 9, 2011 at 11:00 AM

The mosaic is amazing! I have no idea how it was done! how do you design something like that? is there a software or something?

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admin October 9, 2011 at 1:07 PM

Yes, the mosaic is amazing! I don’t know of any software that is specifically for printed tiles, so I guess Arthur just have really good eyes for this kind of stuff! 😉

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LEGOJeff October 9, 2011 at 12:21 PM

Wow! I just realised how awesome the tile mosaic is! Increadible work! And as far as remembering Steve Jobs, the last picture is really funny!

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Legoman640 February 1, 2013 at 5:52 PM

My brother works at Custom Computers. They sell Apple products.

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admin February 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Nice! I guess that means you are an Apple fan too! 😀

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ntk743 April 3, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Steve Jobs really co-founded Apple I wrote a a paper on him…

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