Steve Jobs made it his mission to develop, design, and diffuse the stuff of the future, today. Recovering from early mistakes in as dramatic a fashion as possible, he delivered. It's not perpetual world peace, but it's enough for one person.
Let us hope that in celebrating his life many other young people will be inspired to go their own ways, trust their intuition, and pursue their dreams and their visions. That could be Steve Jobs' greatest legacy of all.
Fans still believe that Steve Jobs has the ability to transform material things -- electronic products -- to a higher, more idealistic level, which, along with his personal history and his health problems, gives him the faint nimbus of saintliness.