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The sick and twisted individuals that make up the Westboro Baptist Church have set to protest yet ANOTHER funeral. This time though, it’s the man who created the iPhone, the iPod, the iPad, as well as so much more. In fact, even Margie J Phelps herself uses the device created by the man she’s protesting! What hypocritical, ignorant, wastes of humanity.
Westboro Baptist Church–best known for its reviled anti-gay protests of American soldiers’ funerals–announced last night on Twitter that its members will be picketing the funeral of Apple founder Steve Jobs.
“He had a huge platform; gave God no glory & taught sin,” Westboro leader Margie Phelps tweeted–from her iPhone.
Let’s hope that Phelps has managed to resist her own iPhone’s magical powers to “teach sin.”
- Westboro Baptist Church Plans To Picket Steve Jobs’ Funeral (huffingtonpost.com)
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Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., has been reported as dead. On Apple’s Home Page, there is a dedication to the man that made Apple what it has become today, the richest company in America and the only true competitor in technology advancement.
From the Wall Street Journal -
“Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives,” Apple said in a statement. “The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”
His family, in a separate statement, said Mr. Jobs “died peacefully today surrounded by his family…We know many of you will mourn with us, and we ask that you respect our privacy during our time of grief.”
During his more than three decade-long career, Mr. Jobs transformed Silicon Valley as he helped turn the once sleepy expanse of fruit orchards into the technology industry’s innovation center. In addition to laying the groundwork for the modern high-tech industry alongside other pioneers like Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and Oracle Corp. founder Larry Ellison, Mr. Jobs proved the appeal of well-designed intuitive products over the sheer power of technology itself and shifted the way consumers interact with technology in an increasingly digital world.
Unlike those men, however, the most productive chapter in Mr. Jobs’ career occurred near the end of his life, when a nearly unbroken string of innovative and wildly successful products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad fundamentally changed the PC, electronics and digital media industries. The way he marketed and sold those products through savvy advertising campaigns and its retail stores, in the meanwhile, helped turn the company into a pop culture icon.
- Fortune Magazine profile of Steve Jobs hits Kindle as e-book (electronista.com)
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- Steve Jobs is ‘expected’ to attend Apple’s iPhone event, but should he? (thenextweb.com)
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