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Video: Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford commencement address

May 24, 2008: 5:34 AM ET

Dick Cheney spoke this year at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. John McCain came to Ohio Wesleyan. Barack Obama is filling in for Ted Kennedy at Wesleyan University.

In this season of college commencement addresses, I offer, in case you missed it, Steve Jobs speaking to Stanford's class of 2005 about life, death and calligraphy.

"Today I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big deal. Just three stories..."

Below the fold, 15 minutes, via YouTube.

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt
Philip Elmer-DeWitt
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Philip Elmer-DeWitt has been following Apple since 1982, first for Time Magazine, and now on the Web for Fortune.com.

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