“Star Trek: The Next Generation” star Brent Spiner who played android Lieutenant Commander Data says Steve Jobs was a DIRTY COPYCAT … who stole the idea for the iPad from “Star Trek” producers … 23 years AFTER they invented it.

Spiner was leaving a supermarket in L.A. when we asked about the influence of “Star Trek” on modern technology — and he replied, “We invented everything!”

via The Next Generation Star — Star Trek INVENTED the iPad | TMZ.com.

Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

— Steve Jobs

via Quote Details: Steve Jobs: Almost everything–all external expectations,… – The Quotations Page.

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Back to a more normal theme — had put on the WordPress.com memorial theme for Steve Jobs for a day. Now begins a slightly less vibrant time in the computer world.