I like re-posting this from time to time, especially around commencement time: Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer, delivered this speech at Stanford’s commencement ceremony in June 2005, offering some simple guidelines for living a meaningful life. Somewhat ironically, Jobs never graduated from college. But no matter, there’s lots of good thinking here, and the speech is well worth a listen. We’ve posted the video below (and it’s added to our YouTube playlist), but you could also catch it on iTunes: video here, or audio here.
Great speech. Really shows what one can do with hard work, a little luck, and a ton of motivation and innovation. Speaking of innovation, I’m working with Intel on their International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF), which wraps up in Atlanta this week. Some of the world’s best young minds will be participating, and I urge you and your readers to check it out.