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The last email Steve Jobs sent

The former CEO of Apple had the habit of sending emails to rescue reflections that he had in his mind. (Manzana)

after death Steve Jobs On October 5, 2011, almost 12 years ago, the Web page of “Steve Jobs Archive” in which are compiled quotes Y videos of the former CEO of Manzana in which his way of thinking is rescued and motivational phrases that can be useful for other people.

However, one of the pieces of information highlights of the collection of compilations is the latest email that jobs sent himself as was his custom to capture the ideas that haunted his mind. This message, which was similar in shape to a poem, was sent almost a year before it was published. death in september of 2010.

The central theme of the message was a reflection about the interconnection, do not enter people through technology, but between them through the history and of the Actions that each one does for others, which is why they all need others to live.

Last email Steve Jobs sent to himself.  (Capture/Steve Jobs Archive)
Last email Steve Jobs sent to himself. (Capture/Steve Jobs Archive)

I grow little of what I eat, and of the little I do grow I did not breed or perfect the seeds.

I don’t make my own clothes.

I speak a language that I have neither invented nor perfected.

I did not discover the mathematics that I use.

I am protected by freedoms and laws that I have not conceived, legislated, applied or judged.

I am moved by music that I have not composed myself.

When I needed medical attention, they were unable to help me survive.

I didn’t invent the transistor, the microprocessor, object-oriented programming, or most of the technology I work with.

I love and admire my species, living and dead, and am totally dependent on them for my life and well-being.

Sent from my iPad

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

According to his own words written by jobsrefers to the human species as an interdependent group of what it needs to live, although this is also applicable to the rest of humanity, which could not develop properly without the support of other people or at least it would be more difficult to do so.

Furthermore, despite the fact that the creation of the iphonethe iPadthe Mac Y MacBook have a place in the history of world technological development, recognizes that components the ones he worked with were invented by someone else.

Phrases that reflect the ideas of Steve Jobs

The capacities of jobs to express his ideas did not only translate into sending emails to himself, but he has expressed them in different public appearances for decades. The Web from the Steve Jobs Archive also rescues other of his reflections such as one that was exhibited at the International Conference on Design in 1983: “We constantly take and the ability to put something back in the accumulation of human experiences is fantastic.”

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Mediapunch/Shutterstock (10499344a) Steve Jobs Steve Jobs
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Mediapunch/Shutterstock (10499344a) Steve Jobs Steve Jobs

This way of benefiting other people was also referenced years later in an internal meeting with staff from Manzana in which Jobs commented that “one of the ways that I think people express their appreciation to the rest of the humanity is to do something beautiful and spread it. You never met the people, greeted them, or heard their stories, but doing something with care and love conveys something.”

Furthermore, the founder of Manzana He also showed his appreciation for aspects that he could learn from such as the make a mistake noting that “things get more refined as mistakes are made, so I’ve had a chance to make a lot of them.”

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