The design by Jonathan Mak Picture: jmak.tumblr.com Steve Jobs’s passing yesterday at the age of 56 deeply affected me. Here was a man who dropped out of college, pursued what inspired him, and changed the world. I felt a tremendous sense of loss. But on the other hand, I hope that as his story and personal journey is told and retold, it will inspire others to take chances and follow their passions. I know that I have been inspired.