RISD President John Maeda reflects on Steve Jobs’ influence on his life:
“…In his 2005 Stanford Commencement address, Jobs, then on the mend, adjured the graduates, “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” By introducing me to design so many years before, he had already given me this wisdom. On a grander scale, I thank Jobs and Apple for proving that art and design are poised to transform our economy in the 21st century, like science and technology did in the last century. It is this realization that will keep America competitive…” read more
Thank you, Mr. Jobs; we’ll make you proud.