Steve Jobs statue unveiled in BudapestDecember 21, 2011 in Technology / Business
A larger-than-life bronze statue of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was unveiled in a Budapest science park Wednesday, two months after his death.
Jobs, who died on October 5 following a long battle with cancer, "was the creator of technology with a human face," he said, calling Jobs "a mentor of sorts".
The almost two-metre-high (6.5-foot) bronze statue by Hungarian sculptor Erno Toth depicts Jobs with his trademark turtleneck jumper, jeans, sneakers and round glasses.
It was erected in a science park that hosts several IT companies, including Graphisoft, which Apple has supported since 1984 when Jobs saw it at the CEBIT international trade fair in Germany, according to the Hungarian company.
"He left his mark," Bojar said.
(c) 2011 AFP
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