“You could make the case that Steve has injected so much of his DNA into Apple that Apple will continue,” said Guy Kawasaki, who was an Apple executive in the late 1980s. “Or you can make the case that without Steve, Apple will flounder. But you cannot make the case that Apple without Steve Jobs will be better. Hard to conceive of that.”
Jobs Stepping Down as Chief Executive of Apple - NYTimes.com
I would like to think that people move on but institutions keep going. To keep going as strong as it has been in the past is probably beyond any single person or institution. Yesterday it was Microsoft. Today it is Apple, Google and Facebook. No one knows who will be in the lead tomorrow. However, for the time being I would consider buying Apple on a dip.