Yesterday we lost one of the great pioneers of the information age. Steve Jobs was an innovator and one of few in our industry who who understood how to connect people with computers. I learned to write code on an Apple ][e. After graduating from my Commodore 64, we owned a Mac Classic, the first real, mainstream consumer machine that real people could use. There are many people in the tech industry who have created great products and done great things but there are only a few heros. Steve Jobs was a hero.