Pinoy lawmaker files reso honoring Steve Jobs

Posted at 10/07/2011 5:29 PM | Updated as of 10/07/2011 11:02 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Paranaque Rep. Roilo Golez has filed House Resolution 1795 honoring Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

Golez said he is  "an Apple man and a Steve Jobs admirer since Macintosh in 1984 when he was one of the first few Filipinos who made a leap of faith and bought a Macintosh when most looked at it with
skepticism."

He described Jobs as the Thomas Edison of our time who "changed and transformed life and made it so easy for people of all ages to adjust to the digital world."

Below is the complete text of the resolution.

Republic of the Philippines
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
15th Congress
Second Regular Session

House Resolution No. ______

Introduced by Honorable ROILO GOLEZ

RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES IN TRIBUTE TO STEVE JOBS, A NONPAREIL VISIONARY AND INNOVATOR WHOSE VISION AND CREATIVITY, THROUGH HIS COMPANY APPLE AND HIS PRODUCTS, CHANGED AND TRANSFORMED THE WORLD AND OUR WAY OF LIFE

WHEREAS, Steve Jobs, IT visionary and co-founder of the world leading tech company Apple, died Wednesday, 5 October 2011, at the age of fifty-six (56);

WHEREAS, with his creativity and passion for excellence, Steve Jobs led the digital-age revolution of our time that earned him the adulation not only of his colleagues in the IT industry but of the whole planet;

WHEREAS, the author has been an Apple man and a Steve Jobs admirer since Macintosh in 1984 when he was one of the first few Filipinos who made a leap of faith and bought a Macintosh when most looked at it
with skepticism;

WHEREAS, Steve Jobs changed and transformed  life and made it so easy for people of all ages to adjust to the digital world;

WHEREAS, Steve Jobs, more than the Edison of our times, gave us both light and the digital highways to an explosive world of information, images, sounds and knowledge;

WHEREAS, Steve Jobs more than changed how the world uses technology and consumes digital media but also changed and revolutionized, our way of life and made access to information a stronger hallmark of democracy and paved the way for democratization to grow roots in countries still shrouded by an undemocratic system;

WHEREAS, because of Steve Jobs, hundreds of millions of human beings are wired to the world and the rest of mankind with their nonstop use of iPods, iMacs, iPhones and iPads;

WHEREAS, Steve Jobs also immensely enhanced the legislative process in Parliaments worldwide including in the Congress of the Philippines, elevated the quality of debate through easier access to crucial
information;

RESOLVED, THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PAY TRIBUTE TO STEVE JOBS, A NONPAREIL VISIONARY AND INNOVATOR WHOSE VISION AND CREATIVITY, THROUGH HIS COMPANY APPLE AND HIS PRODUCTS, CHANGED AND TRANSFORMED THE WORLD AND OUR WAY OF LIFE