Wednesday, June 15, 2005

In praise of dropping out of school

Here is the text of Steve Jobs' commencement speech to Stanford's class of 2005.

Here is a link to Stanford University's news story.

[Via SlashDot]: Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple Computers, gave a commencement address to Stanford graduates. And, what did he say? Wired reports:

Steve Jobs told Stanford University graduates Sunday that dropping out of college was one of the best decisions he ever made because it forced him to be innovative -- even when it came to finding enough money for dinner.

n an unusually candid commencement speech, Apple Computer's CEO also told the almost 5,000 graduates that his bout with a rare form of pancreatic cancer reemphasized the need to live each day to the fullest.

"Your time is limited so don't let it be wasted living someone else's life," Jobs said...


  1. Anonymous said...

    Sirjee, thanks for the links. You are turning out to be the Boing-Boing of academics.

    And a big thanks for the sidebox code confirmation. Even my knowledge abt HTML/CSS is I keep lurking corners, trying to loot and plunder whatever bits-n-pieces I can lay my hand on & then do some reverse engg. :) (browser's "View Source" command is your friend. I use that)