Archive for December 30th, 2010

December 30th, 2010 - 9:40 am § in America, Misc.

History: Excel

Without fanfare, 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of Microsoft Excel. Thomas E. Weber tracks down the program’s developer and discovers how it almost didn’t make it into stores—and the big idea Bill Gates lost forever.  read more[...]

December 30th, 2010 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

Historians Find Myriad Errors In Virginia History Textbooks

Among The Errors … That Many African-Americans Fought For The South During The Civil War … That The Confederacy Included 12 States … & That The U.S. Entered WWI In 1916 Why is this NOT surprising?  Liberal and Conservatives all see t believe that their beliefs can be legislate[...]