Steve Jobs

My Dad just called me to tell me the news: Steve Jobs, the guy who shaped the field for much of the digital technology that I love, has died.

I am sad, and I am sorry for his family’s loss.

This is also a terrible loss for the Apple community of friends, colleagues, and enthusiasts who rallied around Apple since the company’s inception by Jobs and Wozniak.

All that I can think to say right now is, Thank you, Mr. Jobs.

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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2 comments on “Steve Jobs
  1. Donna says:

    Im sorry to hear hes gone. Many people loved his work. Admired his pushing for Apple to be part of the worlds education and how we talk to people from anywhere around the world.

  2. […] was the one year anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death. I wrote about it last year when I was still in Kent, Ohio–right after my Dad called me to tell me the sad […]

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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