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Just days after his passing, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs is already being remembered in Champaign as a pioneer in the world of technology.
University of Illinois Computer Science professor Roy Campbell has been an avid follower of Jobs' career.
He says, simply put, Jobs will be remembered as being larger than life in the world of technology.
Hear from Roy Campbell on how Steve Jobs will be remembered.
Campbell says that Jobs was a man who didn't take "no" for an answer, and that was just one of the many qualities that made him so successful.
He says it weren't for Jobs' persistent demeanor, some of the innovations he brought to the world of technology may not have seen the light of day.
Hear from Roy Campbell on the character traits of Steve Jobs.
Campbell says that because of Jobs' efforts, computers and cell phones are now more often than not seen as a fundamental part of life and not a luxury.
Hear from Roy Campbell on the role of computers and cell phones.
Campbell says that without Jobs, the United States would be significantly behind the curve when it comes to the latest technology with computers and cell phones.
He says for that fact alone, taking time out to reflect on Jobs' life and contributions is the right thing to do.
Hear from Roy Campbell on remembering the life of Steve Jobs.
To listen to our full interview with Roy Campbell, click here.