“Here’s To The Crazy Ones…”

By Wikum

I’m sure everyone knows by now that Apple’s visionary founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, passed away yesterday following a long battle with cancer. I wanted to write a short tribute, seeing as most of us at Gecko are big Apple fans and perform a lot of our work using the magical products he created. More than that, for myself and others, he has been an inspiration and a massive influence on the way to approach work and projects (for example, in Gecko, you can see this in our attention to branding and aesthetic detail). Steve’s achievements and impact on the world are too enormous to go into here; suffice it to say that history will remember him as the greatest innovator and business leader of his time. The following speech, a meditation on life and death, is a must watch for anyone who hasn’t seen it already:

And here’s Apple’s best ever ad, narrated by the man himself…”because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do”

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Gecko Sri Lanka is a UK registered charity founded in the aftermath of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami by a group of second generation Sri Lankan students.
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