Steve Jobs, one of the world’s greatest innovators, who died in 2011, was honoured by US President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Al Gore, at the 16th Annual Webby Awards in New York City.
Tributes to late Apple CEO came in via a video presentation which opened with comedian John Hodgman and actor Justin Long, who featured in Apple ad campaigns, followed by actor Richard Dreyfuss.
It also included a video montage of tributes from George Lucas, Ariana Huffington, Bono, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Buzz Aldrin and Vint Cerf.
The Webby Awards are annually presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences for excellence on the Internet.
Some of the 2012 Webby Winners:
Beauty & Cosmetics
http://www.ysl-experience.com and http://www.glamour.com/beauty
Best Use of Animation or Motion Graphics
Best Use of Video or Moving Image
www.TED.com and http://www.grazeourfield.com/asos/urbantour/
Best Visual Design (Aesthetic)
http://www.kinetic.com.sg and http://music.google.com/about/tour/
Best Visual Design – Function
http://www.beetle.com and http://www.pinterest.com
Best writing (Editorial)
http://www.newyorker.com and http://TheOnion.com
Blog – Business
http://mashable.com/ and http://www.huffingtonpost.com/business/
Blog – Cultural
http://the99percent.com and http://www.knowyourmeme.com
Blog – Political
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/ and http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/
http://www.ihadcancer.com and http://Tumblr.com
http://www.khanacademy.org and http://www.ted.com
http://www.tribecafilm.com and http://www.sundancechannel.com/festival/
http://www.counterspill.org and http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/
http://TheOnion.com and http://www.cracked.com
http://www.wired.com and http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/
http://www.thedailybeast.com/ and http://www.bbc.com/news/
People’s Special Achievement for Social Change
www.asos.com and www.fab.com
http://wyss.harvard.edu and http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/
http://www.pinterest.com and http://www.google.com/+