Steve Jobs on life and death

Yes, education is important.  Among other benefits--cause and/or effect?--is the correlation between education and income; the more of the former, the more of the latter.   But then there are those multi, multi millionaire college drop outs who skew these figures.  Bill Gates.  Mark Zuckerberg.  And Steve Jobs, now, sadly, of blessed memory.  Listen and/or read the college drop out's commencement address to the Stanford University graduating class of June, 2005 giving advice.    My biological mother was a young, unwed college graduate student, and she decided to put me up for adoption. She felt very strongly that I should be adopted by college graduates, so everything was all set for me to be adopted at birth by a lawyer and his wife. Except that when I popped out they decided at the last minute that they really wanted a girl. So my parents, who were on a waiting list, got a call in the middle of the night asking: "We have an...(Read Full Post)