Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder,  died  Wednesday at age 56 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Widely credited with transforming the way people use computers, listen to music, and communicate, Jobs's influence and vision shaped each of Apple's popular devices. Jobs, a college dropout inspired by the spirit of the 60s, founded Apple in a garage with Steve Wozniak in 1976. In a  statement  on its website, Apple wrote,  "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives." Steven Levy,  a journalist for Wired magazine, and author of "Insanely Great: The Life and Times of Macintosh, The Computer That Changed Everything" and "The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness," remembers the vision, life, and legacy of Steve Jobs.

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