Steve Jobs 1955-2011: The Most Famous Maestro of the Micro

October 6, 2011

When TIME named the computer as the 1982 â€Machine of the Year”, it published a long profile of Steve Jobs as “the most famous maestro of the micro.”  Ha! Great turn of the phrase, and that was long before he really moved out in pushing the envelope in micro electronics, consumer technology and human-focused design.