Steve Jobs is dead

Apple has announced this evening that former CEO Steve Jobs has died.

I’m watching this unfold live on Twitter right now. My newsfeed is beginning to flood with the news as the world learns what happened. It’s fascinating to watch.

Just a day after the company announces the iPhone 4S, a snoozer of an announcement by most estimates, they lose the man who I think many suspected was still going to be the invisible hand guiding the company’s aesthetic.

Here’s a statement from Apple’s board of directors.

I don’t have much more to say about this right now. I’ll write something reflective later.