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Jobs Leaves Job — Temporarily

News yesterday that Steve Jobs, the founder and CEO of Apple, is sicker than we thought. Or perhaps more accurately, as sick as we thought, but not as sick as he said he was just a few weeks back.

There is already a lot of speculation about his leave of absence. Farhad Manjoo, at Slate, asks "what will the company be like in Steve Jobs' absence?" And Saul Hansell, of The New York Times, wonders "what if Steve Jobs doesn't come back to work?"

Would Apple be the same without Jobs at the helm?