So Steve Jobs has passed away. How about that.
Another businessman has left this mortal coil, and our lives go on as they were. I'm confident even those addicted to their shiny things will be fine.
I feel sympathy for his wife and kids, his family, his friends. They knew him best, some of them even loved him, I am sure. Smart guy, had some big ideas and wicked good business acumen.
But this isn't the death of some techno-Jesus, a silicon messiah spreading the computer gospels. While he accomplished noteworthy things, in the end its all toys, and the flash and dazzle doesn't save anyone from dying.
Don't worry, you "fans" of apples, life will go on, and you will be okay.